‘Bee’ All That You Can ‘Bee’

As I sat in the audience while my younger son competed in the county spelling bee, it was difficult to watch.  Partly because I was overly invested every time he stepped up to the microphone, and partly because of having to watch the devastation that befell many of the kids as they misspelled words.  It

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Alien Bait

My oldest son and I were sitting at our kitchen table having some dinner.  I had fed my younger son earlier and sent him on his way to a friend’s house.  I was enjoying my one-on-one conversation with my eldest.  He had completed a science project outlining some facts about a recently identified dwarf planet

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Equally Inspiring

I am a huge fan of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team.  I didn’t grow up watching or playing soccer, but having a husband and two boys that are passionate about the game, I soon became interested.  Then, during the Summer Olympics of 2012, I watched the Women’s Team, led by Abby Wambach, win gold

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The Stories We Tell Ourselves

I recently read an article in a women’s magazine that gave me serious pause.  It highlighted several fashion bloggers/stylists and how each of them was able to conceal their flaws.  I couldn’t even get halfway through the article before I gave up entirely.  These women all looked beautifully pulled together and seeing them share how

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