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Conquer your fears

Confessions of a Reformed Scaredy-Cat or 5 Lessons I Learned When I Faced My Fear

Last May, with most of my belongings in storage, I loaded my two boys and our 80 pound Rhodesian Ridgeback in the minivan and headed into the next little chapter of our lives – a near-epic road trip meant to fill the gaping expanse of being between homes for three months as we moved from […]

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The Business of Adulting

The Business of Adulting: Five Things You Really Should Do Once You Have Children

I remember laughing with a work colleague when we found out a married couple we knew were actually years younger than us. How could people younger than us be married? Both of us were on the verge of our 30s at the time, and yet, nearly a decade post-college graduation, we still didn’t feel like […]

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Valentine's Day is Stupid

Valentine’s Day is Stupid

And before you get all upset, you should know that if anyone has the right to call Valentine’s Day stupid it’s me. It’s my birthday, after all. When I was a kid and people found out when my birthday is, the first thing they would say was, “Oh wow! You’re a Valentine’s baby! How sweet!” […]

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Stories of Love Series: The Day I Met My Husband…Again

My husband and I met for the first time in March 2011. Immediately I thought, “Wow, this guy is incredibly good-looking.” Then we parted ways for the evening and a short while later he texted my friend/co-worker (who also happened to be his uncle’s girlfriend) and asked, “Who’s your friend with the beautiful smile?” But […]

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