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Honoring Your Miscarriage This Holiday

Missing a loved one at the “most wonderful time of year” is always hard. Grief loves to squeeze into the happy moments and remind us that they could be a little happier, “if only…” When you’ve had years of holidays with someone, their absence is blaring in how it changes the holiday season. You’ve got […]

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Santa strategy

The Santa Strategy

I have been going out of town for Christmas since I can remember.  Every other year, my mom’s side of the family celebrates Christmas together. For many years, that meant gathering at my grandparents’ house in Illinois.  As family moved around, we started rotating between Illinois, Kansas and California. Every odd-numbered year, we were with […]

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Teaching Consent

Teaching Consent: We Can Do Better

The last few months have been a whirlwind of media reports about sexual misconduct, harassment and assault. Every day we hear of another celebrity or politician accused of doing unspeakable things. While I’m glad women are coming forward and exposing these men (pun not intended), I’m disappointed to see so many articles outlining ways women […]

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We Rock the Spectrum

We Rock The Spectrum: A Safe Space to Get CRAZY!

  Their official slogan is “Finally a place where you never have to say I’m Sorry.” Their unofficial slogan, in my opinion, should be “Your child WILL nap.” And he did … for two hours! My son’s fists were clenched and his body quaked. I flung open the gate and he ran as if bulls […]

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Beauty Brands | Holiday Hair Trends

Holiday Hair Trends with Beauty Brands

This post is sponsored by Beauty Brands. Tis the season for holiday parties, sparkly dresses and lovely hair. Are you used to throwing your hair in a top knot, and heading out the door? Me, too. Whether it’s my husband’s office party, our annual date to a Christmas show or Christmas Eve church, it’s fun […]

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