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I Don’t Want My Son To Play Football

I love sports. I was lucky enough to be a coach for soccer, track, and cross country for several years when I taught middle school. Every year, I had to go through a required concussion training (find something similar here). Every year I walked away with one thought: if I ever have a son, he […]

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A Farewell Letter to Summer

Goodbye to Summer Dear Summer, In many ways it seems as though it was just May, and we were counting down the moments until your care-free days. We were burnt out on school, schedules, and alarm clocks. We longed for for your flexibility, spontaneity, and childhood delight. We were full of plans for memorable vacations, […]

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Back to School Event

Join us for a Back to School Event The first 20 moms {or dads} through the door will receive a BACKPACK FILLED WITH BACK TO SCHOOL SUPPLIES! Don’t worry – every mama will walk away with an on-the-go coffee mug + a full belly of McDonald’s Premium Salad/Beverage. Kids eat too! Where:  McDonald’s 1209 Barton […]

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Confessions of a Stay-at-Home Mom: The Good, Bad and the Ugly

I’ve officially been a stay-at-home mom (SAHM) for six and a half years. When I meet people that I haven’t seen since high school or college, they seem surprised that I have kids and that I stay at home. Well, I’m kind of surprised too.  It wasn’t on my agenda to be a stay-at-home mom. […]

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