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I’m Trying Not to Raise a “Middle Child”

We all know one.  That friend-of-a-friend, or weird Uncle Josh, or your sister.  Well-enough-adjusted adults, successful careers, tons of fun at parties.  But something is awkward, you can’t put your finger on until it all clicks – Ohhhhh, they’re a middle child! It’s a thing, there’s even a name for it: “Middle Child Syndrome”. Seriously, super […]

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Soccer Mom Status – Approved {Sponsored by Post Consumer Brands}

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Post Consumer Brands, but as always, all thoughts expressed are 100% my own. I recently finished my daughter Kaialani’s (2) first season of soccer; and I can honestly say I am very excited to begin to instill in her an enthusiasm for soccer and sports! The health benefits from staying […]

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When Motherhood and Anxiety Collide

Motherhood is hard.   Anybody that says it isn’t is clearly mistaken.   But when you add a mental illness to the mix, it’s a hundred times harder. I can attest to that. I’ve struggled with generalized anxiety disorder for years and I thought I finally had it somewhat under control… until I became a […]

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Mental Health Month: Protecting Your Little From You

May is Mental Health Awareness month. What does that mean, exactly? During the month of May, Mental Health America, its affiliates and other organizations interested in mental health host a number of activities based on a different theme each year to raise awareness and educate the public about mental illnesses.  What are they educating us on? […]

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Kids Teach Us :: A Fresh Way to Look at Life

I know all the mamas out there agree: kids often teach us more than we ever thought imaginable. Not only do they teach us to embrace the most selfless kind of love, but their fresh eyes and untainted logic is an invaluable dose of wisdom! Today, as I reflected on all my embarrassing moments and […]

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