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One Workout at a Time: Sticking to My Resolutions

It’s April. I’ve stuck to my New Year’s resolution, and I’m still going to the gym. Thanks for checking in! While you’re here, could you compliment my biceps? Don’t they look toned? Am I crazy, or does my hair look stronger to you? It seems stronger. These past few months, I’ve crawled (bear crawled) my […]

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Why I Talk to My Husband

There’s some really hard stuff about marriage (that—gasp!—doesn’t involve our children) that we need to talk about, and it’s not what you think. The hard stuff I’m talking about happens between the passionate love-making and the drawn-out, ego-fueled fights. The hard stuff isn’t about your baby’s poop color. Or your stressful job. It isn’t even […]

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What You Need to Know About Pediatric Sports Injuries

 ACMB is excited to partner with University Health System to share this sponsored post on orthopedic sports injuries written by Dr. Sekinat McCormick, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon. A new school year also brings a new season of fall sports. Parents are gearing up for evening practice shuttling, weekends of sideline cheering, and spirited wardrobe upgrades. As much as kids […]

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The Best Gift I Can Give My Kids

The childhood memory of my dad walking through the door after being on-call all night is a happy one. We’d hear the garage door open, wait for the car engine to silence, and then hear his long strides coming toward us into the kitchen. I would wait with anticipation for the smell of his “hospital […]

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When Life Hands You Lemons

When Life Hands You Lemons

A friend of mine received some bad news recently and, like we all do, needed to vent. Social media was the easiest platform. She admitted she was venting and went on to share what was weighing her down. And then the cheer chorus began: “Aww, it’ll be OK,” “You’re an awesome mom and you’ll get […]

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Selfish Resolutions for the New Year

It’s that time again. A new year is before us, and we think of all the terrific things we want to accomplish: get organized, lose weight, exercise more…resolutions we spout in January and then beat ourselves up about when we’ve abandoned them or are far from our goals later in the year. But this year, […]

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#sorrynotsorry: Being Okay With Moving On

This recent back-to-school season was an important one for me. My youngest child headed off to a full-day, five-day-a-week preschool program, leaving me and my stay-at-home lifestyle to figure out what comes next. For the past five years, more or less, I always had someone near by, and usually that someone needed things. And then, […]

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