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Why I Haven’t Quit Motherhood…Yet

Lately, my favorite mornings are those rare occasions in which I manage to roll myself out of bed in the first round of my alarm, dress as silently as possible, and make my way down the stairs with half-closed eyes, engaging my deepest core on the third to last step in an effort to hover […]

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Skype-tivities: 20 Fresh FaceTime Ideas to Keep Long-Distance Families in Touch

Whether you are trying to maintain relationships with long-distance grandparents, create connection among faraway cousins, or bond with your own children during work-related travel, there’s no dispute that technology is on our side to make it happen. However, if your kids are anything like mine, the usual questions get old quickly and the webcam we […]

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The State That Stole Christmas

If you’re not from Texas, but spending the holidays here, I hope you will enjoy this little poem I wrote (to the rhythm of How the Grinch Stole Christmas)! Happy Holidays!   All the South Texas Texans, Were sure this was the spot. But the Idaho Girl, Who just got here was not!   The […]

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Calling All Foodies!

It’s hard to imagine the holiday season with its string of get-togethers and festive activities without also envisioning something delicious to nibble on. There are main dish traditions, of course, and the long list of must-bake-to-share recipes each family hands down from one generation to another, but what about those occasions when a bite of […]

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Finding Joy in a Pessimistic World

“Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.” —Walt Whitman I’ve always been a naturally optimistic person.  I love sunshine and warm hugs and rainbow-maned unicorns, and I’d much rather be friends with everyone than stay guarded behind a pair of cynical eyes. That being said, there is something […]

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What You Really Did This Summer

The summer is wrapping up and with that comes a natural shift of gaze from one set of to-dos to another. If you’re like me, you’ve already started a back-to-school shopping list, outlined your morning routine, and purchased stickers for the new and improved chore chart that will revolutionize your children’s work ethics, and so […]

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All You Need Is Pie: A Summer Love Story

In the thick of this animal we call summer, like a beacon of light and hope are these four little words: pie is the answer. Pie is always the answer. My children are already bored. The organized, carefully cultivated school year schedule is out, and it’s been replaced with a sunscreen-slathered free-for-all, full of little […]

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