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How to Find Gifts To Remember on Valentine’s Day and Any Other Occasion

Once upon a time, I had the perfect boyfriend.  He was sweet, he adored me as I did him.  I remember my face being sore when I laid down at night after he had gone home because I had smiled so much that day.  He opened the car door, and every other door for me.  …

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5 Tips for Setting Personal Boundaries

What are Personal Boundaries and How Do You Go About Setting Personal Boundaries?  Hello, my friends.  This subject has been on my heart for a while now, but I have hesitated to write about it.  You see, setting personal boundaries has always been a struggle for me.  I want so desperately to please people and …

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How A DIY Squid Costume Helped Me Bond With My Tween Son

Tweens come up with some crazy ideas, don’t they? My son’s school was doing themed dress-up days to celebrate Red Ribbon Week/Homecoming and one of the days was “Animal Day.” Last year, he went as a “tweenicus, I’mtoocoolforthaticus.” This year, he announced he wanted to go as a Kraken! A Kraken is a giant squid. …

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Are You Making the Choice to Look Forward, Not Back?

My kids recently started a new school year.  Like many mothers, I look at them and think “Where did the time go?”  As I was scrolling through Facebook looking at the first day of school pictures that my friends were posting, I came across a little gem that I would like to share with you.  …

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