Author Archive | Amy Coons


No Santa?

I was 10…or 11…I hate to admit it, but that’s the age I was when I finally succumbed to the fact that there really wasn’t a Santa Claus. My best friend had been telling me for years that there was no way that a jolly fat man squeezed down my chimney to leave me presents. […]

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I Love Elf on the Shelf

The weekend after Thanksgiving is busy for most families; putting up the Christmas tree, putting out Christmas decorations inside and outside the house, and really prepping for the holiday season. We do all that stuff in our household, but there is one thing that we add to the list; we bring out our Elf on the […]

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Does It Really Take A Village?

Ten years ago when I told my parents that my husband and I would be moving 400 miles away, my mother’s first response was, “I won’t be there to help when you have kids.” At the time, my thoughts were not on kids, but on starting my life with my new husband in a new state. […]

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A Police Officer Has My Heart

As a spouse to a police officer, my life is different than most spouses. I question whether or not his life is worth the safety of a city and why does he feel the need to hunt down every lead he gets. The one thing that I have never questioned is whether or not I […]

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Managing Dad Duties

So… Yes, I’m a dad. I have three rambunctious and active boys who all have very different and unique personalities. My oldest is nine-years-old and loves both his baseball and wrestling teams. My middle is six-years-old and seems to be much more interested in karate opposed to organized sports. Then there’s my youngest who is […]

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