In Case of Emergency

I live in an area that felt the direct impact of Hurricane Matthew.  There were some parts of my county that were prompted to evacuate.  It only got more stressful when authorities and the media started referring to Matthew as a ‘once in a lifetime’ storm. Where I live is now through the worst of

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Tis the Season

It’s that time of year again.  We are all crazed with endless holiday obligations.  There’s so much to remember in addition to our regular commitments, that it is surprising our brain synapses haven’t imploded under the pressure. Every year I make a conscious effort to do less.  I am trying to find that balance of

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True to You

I recently have noticed a developing trait in both my boys.  While I consider them to be fairly compliant to my rules, they both have a streak of independence running through them that expresses at the most inopportune moments.  When I ask them to do something, they know they have to do it, but they

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Don’t Forget the Awesome

As I was tucking my boys in bed last night, I said the following: “Sometimes I feel bad for all the other moms in the world because I ended up with the two most awesome kids in the universe.” My oldest’s mouth curled up in a dubious half-smile and he said, “Mom, I don’t think

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