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It wasn’t really a choice. When my husband and I had the whole kid discussion years before Teddy existed, we knew I would keep working. We have considerable student loans and other commitments and debts and financially one of us staying home with our kid just wasn’t an option for us. Like many millennials who…

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Feeling Short on Time? Me Too.

Many of my friends, family members, co-workers tend to be busy. Very busy. I’ve heard them talk about how busy they are, and how far behind they have fallen in their workload. I have felt overwhelmingly busy at times. I am a wife, mother, marketing professional for a Wichita Christian School, volunteer…the list goes on.…

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Ten Years

Have you ever had a date locked in your mind that felt like it would never come? For a long time, my year was 2007. In my teenage mind, the year 2007 was an eternity away because it was when I would finally graduate high school. To my surprise, 2007 came and went. Who knew?…

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Entertaining Through The Ages

If you have read any of my posts before then you already know that I have a twelve year old and a two year old and I always tell people this is because God has a sense of humor and, luckily, a plan.  Our children are literally 10 years and one day apart.  I think…

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Caffeine = Mom Juice

I drink a lot of caffeine in different ways. After all, I am a little human chaser. Personally, I have a Dr. Pepper problem. To be specific? About four (plus) cans a day. Kicking the green cans (pure cane sugar) cold turkey is hard! I have tried a few dozen times. My efforts of kicking…

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Remember Mom

Your birthday is a special day! Cake, presents, everyone telling you how awesome you are just for making it through another year. As a child, it is something you look forward to all year long. It’s right up there with Christmas morning! I love my kids’ birthdays probably as much as they do. I love…

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Cereal For Every Meal

Benjamin, our 2 ½ year old prefers and often demands “cer-re-real” for breakfast and dinner.  He will eat regular food at lunch while at daycare, but even on the weekends, his request for sugary goodness is heard loud and clear at noon.  So when I took him for his wellness check-up last week, the pediatrician,…

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