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Share Your Story – Trigger Miscarriage

One month ago, today, I was told those words no mother ever wants to hear. Unfortunately, 1 out of 4 women hear these words all too often. “Your baby no longer has a heartbeat.” That day changed my family forever. I know I am a different person because of it, my relationship is different because […]

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Easter Traditions

Back in November and December I created posts on Thanksgiving and Christmas traditions my family liked to do for the holidays. Now that Easter is approaching, I am going to tell you about my families Easter traditions. Every holiday looks different family to family.  I share my traditions to give moms ideas for what they […]

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My Little Light

After the horrific events that hit so close to home in Florida, many moms and children are looking for a way to take a breath. A local mom, Sarah Granato, has created the perfect books that helps create health and wellness through the whole family.  Sarah was a full time yoga instructor and studio owner. […]

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New Year, New Mom

The one thing I love about a new year is it’s a time for people to reflect on the past year and set goals for the next year. This is where the creation of a New Year’s Resolution stemmed from. Although I believe you can do this at any point in the year there is […]

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5 Gifts for Mom… I Mean Child

Your child’s Christmas list could be as long as their bedtime requests, but buying your child another toy is not always easy. Yes, we love to see our children’s face light up Christmas morning when they get a toy they have been asking for. But, if your child is anything like mine I know it’s […]

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Christmas Traditions

To continue my post about holiday traditions, I am going to tell you all about our families Christmas traditions. Christmas is my absolute favorite time of the year and although we are lucky enough to live in sunny Florida and can’t relate to a “white Christmas” I still love everything about it. As mentioned in […]

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Thanksgiving Traditions

One of the hardest things about marriage is taking two people from two different families and making it one. With this comes a lot of compromise and the holidays seem to be a time people see this compromise the most. What family traditions will you implement from which family, will you make your own, what […]

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Young Mom

The average age of a new mom has increased over the past decade. Now most women are beginning to have babies in their 30’s. I am a young mom. I had my first at 25 and my second at 28. Most of my mom friends are 5+ years older than me. I chose to be […]

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Gone To Soon

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss awareness month. I am fortunate enough to have not experienced a loss of my own child, but have experienced a loss in a different way. At 8 years old, my parents sat my siblings and I down to have a “family talk.” These talks typically consisted of our next […]

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Pray for the Best

It’s been almost 2 weeks since Irma came barreling her way through the state of Florida. I am driving down the turnpike taking my kids to a birthday party when I look next to me and see eight Budget trucks with the Red Cross sign on the back. My heart is suddenly filled with warmth […]

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