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Like Mother, Like Daughter

  If she were here, she’d have called me on the phone a month ago, asking me about my plans for Mother’s Day. I’d have said, “I don’t know Mom, I haven’t gotten there yet.” If she were here, she’d … Continue reading

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All I Want for Christmas is…

Dear Santa, Hello from Indiana. I hope you and the Mrs. are well. How are the elves?  I’m hoping they aren’t too sleep-deprived during this last minute holiday rush in the workshop. I’m so excited that Christmas is just days … Continue reading

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How to Be A Better Mother

I just got back from a long weekend away with my girlfriends. Four glorious days with six of my friends: talking, laughing, eating, taking in the sun and walking the beach. It was glorious. A girlfriend getaway is something I … Continue reading

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Join the Club: When it’s Time to Pay It Forward

photo source: http://community.sparknotes.com/2010/08/19/blogging-wuthering-heights-part-10 The older woman looked down into the stroller and smiled, “How old is she?” “Eight weeks,” I answered. We went on to chat about babies and sleep and 2:00 am feedings while she rang up my clothing … Continue reading

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How to Know if He’s the One, Even after Two Decades of Life Together

  I’d said it with pride, but when he pointed out the truth, my stomach suddenly lurched. “22 years, huh?  Why you’re only three years away from your silver wedding anniversary.”  Silver Wedding Anniversary?  What?!  That’s an anniversary for old … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from a Ten-Year-Old Entrepreneur

I’ve been a mother for 19 years.  Three times I have given birth. Three times I have taught people how to go potty, tie shoes, and trim toenails.  Three times I’ve pushed a little girl behind her bike until she … Continue reading

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The 3 Things that Led Me to Writing

I am participating in the ‘Writing Contest: You Are A Writer’ held by Positive Writer. My journey with writing began with a newborn baby, a bum refrigerator and an accounting error. I was thirty-one years old and I was tired.  … Continue reading

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