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6 Car Seat Safety Musts You Need To Know

All parents worry, especially about the health and well-being of their children. It is only natural. We are particularly careful to do everything we can …

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7 Important Reasons People Use A Surrogate Mother

The process of using a surrogate mother involves a woman carrying a baby to full term for a couple or person who either has chosen …

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5 Fun Things To Do For Empty-Nester Moms

Kids leaving home is a bittersweet time for both moms and dads.  You’ve done the hard part by raising them to be responsible adults. It’s …

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5 Important Reasons To Give Your Kids Chores

How do I make sure my children are ready to join the real world?  This is one of the most important questions any parent can ask …

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4 Reasons Self-Care Is Not Selfish

We’re often told that doing for other people is a wonderful thing. Some even say it makes you a better person. Though there is certainly some …

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5 Savvy Team-Management Tips

Team-management skills aren’t just for business. Consider how we lead our families, sports teams, or classrooms.  It can mean the difference between success and failure, …

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3 Fun Ways To Unwind As A Mom

Parenting can be one of the most stressful and challenging jobs on the planet. What’s more, with the time demands working moms face, finding time to …

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7 Tips For Navigating Infertility

The pressure to get pregnant and raise a family can be huge. This can be even worse when you do want to have a baby, …

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5 Secrets To Raising A Happy Healthy Teen

As a parent, you’re going to have challenges raising your children. Most of the time, you’ll figure things out fairly quickly and move forward with confidence. …

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College Survival: Consider These 4 Important Things

Whether you are a fresh-faced teen hitting a university campus for the first time or an older woman headed back to school, surviving college is …

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3 Ways To Teach Youth Team Spirit

In order to be successful in sports, business or in life, for that matter, it is essential to understand the power of camaraderie and teamwork. …

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3 Important Reasons Kids Need Physical Play Every Day

If only children could turn their hyperactive mood swings on and off like a light switch, right? After all, getting them to do what you …

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4 Ways To Stay Positive And Balanced During Infertility

The path to motherhood is one that holds joy and excitement for most women. However, for some, it is marked with frustration and disappointment. According …

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Transitions

Wow! Life has sure changed in the last year since I’ve blogged. Let’s see, I moved from Virginia Beach to San Antonio, separated from the United States Navy and became a civilian for the first time in ten years, started working towards my Bachelor‘s Degree in Fashion Management and Marketing, and hmmm… oh yeah, I made another human being! Her name is Aysen, and I couldn’t be more excited about her coming into my life.

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The Courage to Beat Cancer

Whenever someone asks my 7-year-old daughter about the fact that I had cancer, she always replies that she saved my life. In fact, this response has become completely automatic for her, and she says it as simply as if she were stating that she is hungry. In other words, talking about my cancer has become a part of our lives that my daughter fully understands. For some people, her statement might not be taken seriously or as an honest depiction of what happened. However, I will always be the first one to happily explain to people just how accurate my daughter's words really are.

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