Author Archive | Brynn

New Beginnings

New Beginnings

This week marks a new beginning for our family. This was my daughter’s first week of preschool. In addition, she will be transitioning from going two days a week at a home-based daycare, to preschool five days a week. I will be going back to work full-time. I thought I would be more emotional about […]

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Celebrating Grief

Celebrating Grief

The recent passing of Independence Day brings me to a sad place in my heart. I have many fond memories of sitting on a blanket in the grass with friends and family, waiting for the fireworks, eating delicious food, running around with sparklers, running away from our store-bought fireworks.  Yet since the year 2014, I […]

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Don't Be Afraid to Ask for Help

Do Not Be Afraid to Ask For Help

My daughter is beautiful, strong, funny, and smart. She is also headstrong, stubborn, strong-willed, independent, and defiant. I do not say those things lightly. I love my daughter more than words could ever express. I look at her and my whole body aches with the love I have for her. But, she is a challenging […]

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The Most Courageous Woman I Know

The Most Courageous Woman I Know

There are many courageous women in history: Amelia Earhart, Anne Frank, Rosa Parks, Mother Teresa, Betsy Ross, Florence Nightingale, just to name a few. Certainly these women led courageous lives, but they are not the most courageous women I know.  The most courageous woman I know is the single mother. I am not a single […]

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The Magic of Christmas

Christmas is a holiday that you can choose to love or choose to dread. There are many ways you can celebrate the holidays and there is no wrong reason or right reason, in my opinion. I have gone back and forth since having my own children on whether we want to include Santa Claus in our […]

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