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GCMB Jacqui

An Open Letter To My Child’s Caregiver

Our child is a fun-loving, free-spirited, knows-what-she-wants, 2-year-old.  She loves and is loved beyond measure.  She is wise beyond years.  I often comment that she is an old soul {but believe me when I say that she is living the toddler-life}.  I like to say that “music speaks to her soul” because whenever she hears anything with a […]

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GCMB Kristie A Letter to my 16 Year Old Self

Dear Sixteen Year-Old Me

Dear Sixteen Year-Old Me, You’re probably thinking you are pretty grown up now, with your new drivers license and shiny flip phone. With the new found freedom these things bring, there is no denying that you’ll push the boundaries. And girl, you’ll push them hard. I suppose all of this comes with being a teenager, but let […]

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GCMB CARING FOR-2

The Sandwich Generation: Caring for A Preschooler & An Aging Parent

Cherishing your parents is easy when your parents are healthy and active. But when their health begins to deteriorate, becoming a caregiver can be exhausting.  Sociologists call those of us who are caring for our children while we are also caring for an aging parent ‘The Sandwich Generation’. In my case, I’m raising my four-year-old while caring for my […]

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