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Distance Learning Week One: Helping Four Kids Relearn Learning

Happy Friday, and happy end of the first week of distance learning. For most of us, anyway. We just began distance learning in Florida this week. This week marked the end of the kids’ 3rd week out of school since the state cancelled schools. It also marks the week that President Trump announced that the… Continue reading Distance Learning Week One: Helping Four Kids Relearn Learning

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10 Years of Parenthood: An Open Letter to Our Sweet Girl on Your 10th Birthday

Ten years. That’s how long daddy and I have been parents. You, our sweet baby girl, Addison Grace, were born on this day in 2008. You came into the world a week before your due date, and only about six hours after you decided to make it obvious you were arriving. My contractions started late… Continue reading 10 Years of Parenthood: An Open Letter to Our Sweet Girl on Your 10th Birthday

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FAQs: Answering a Few of the Most Commonly Asked Questions I Get On Instagram

Hey, y’all! Happy Wednesday…and happy cooler weather, Floridians! I’m so happy to have this gorgeous 70-degree high situation back in my life. This weekend was spectacular – and in more ways that one. We had a house full of kids and family all weekend, and we got to spend a child-free night being treated like… Continue reading FAQs: Answering a Few of the Most Commonly Asked Questions I Get On Instagram

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Thank You: Giving Thanks to the Men Who Helped Our Daughter When Our Worst Fear Came True

It’s Thanksgiving week, and that means it’s going to be a week filled with very grateful, thankful people – and there is nothing wrong with that. I do wish more people would focus more regularly on being thankful for all they don’t have rather than being upset by all they don’t; but that’s not really… Continue reading Thank You: Giving Thanks to the Men Who Helped Our Daughter When Our Worst Fear Came True

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Travel Tips to Make Packing and Flying Easier With or Without Kids

Happy Wednesday, darlings! I’m currently sitting poolside in Hawaii sipping cocktails with my love as we enjoy the sound of the ocean and one another’s company. Kidding. I’m currently running around like a madwoman trying to get my house ready for our house-sitters, the last details of our vacation handled, picking up snacks for the… Continue reading Travel Tips to Make Packing and Flying Easier With or Without Kids

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6 Surprising Things I Love About Being A Mom: The Mother’s Day Edition

Happy Mother’s Day, Mamas! If you’d told me 9 years ago when I was celebrating my first Mother’s Day as an expectant mommy-to-be that Mother’s Day would become a day that’s so bittersweet, I never would have believed it. I was high on life, on the baby we were expecting, and on everything else. Life… Continue reading 6 Surprising Things I Love About Being A Mom: The Mother’s Day Edition