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Throwing the Mom Pity Party

Today is my 36th birthday. I had grandiose plans of drinking with my friends and having a kid-free dinner – maybe a boat ride at my best friend’s lake house {nice perk, huh?}. Then, this week, my four-year-old son got sick – really sick. Enter, the mom pity party. He had a fever for six […]

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What My Iron-Willed Daughter Has Taught Me

Iron-Willed. It took me 2.5 years to accept that indeed, I was blessed with a Ms. Sassy, Independent, Persistent, Decisive, Iron-Willed, Immovable, Little Girl. I’m not sure why I was in such denial about this. On her debut, the first night in the hospital after her 50 hour / 5-day-late birth, she wouldn’t let me heal or sleep. […]

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10 Tips to Get You Running, With a Genesee County Race Schedule

I’ve said it all when it comes to running: “I can’t run.” “Running is the wooooorst.” “I’m not a runner.” “I will only run if someone is trying to attack me.” And now, I’m hooked to this totally addictive thing called running. Race season is here ladies, and I’d like to encourage you to join me on this […]

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Anger in Motherhood, and the Shame that Follows

Anger towards our children is often an unspoken truth. It happens even to the most composed moms. Sometimes it even turns into rage. Mothers are indeed different in their practices, but we are adhered together by these children that we love so intensely. Sometimes this intensity propels into something dark that we never dreamed would […]

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