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Stay-at-home Mom Problems: First Day of School

Stay-at-home Mom Problems: First Day of School

We finally went back to school this week in Michigan. I think we’re one of the last places in the country. You know how it is. Come June you can’t wait for school to get out and summer to begin. By the end of August you’re pulling out your hair and counting down the days…

Nature’s Bakery Fig Bars Giveaway #FigLove

Nature’s Bakery Fig Bars Giveaway #FigLove

This post was created in partnership with Nature’s Bakery. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I’m always looking for healthy snack options for the boys.  It’s not easy to find something they like that’s also good for them. But David and Wade both love Nature’s Bakery Fig Bars. These fig bars are made with…

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Forty is the New Thirty: A Wrinkle in Time

Forty is the New Thirty: A Wrinkle in Time

Is 40 the new 30? Why is 40 the new 30? What does that even mean? What happened to the old 40 anyway? These are questions I’m asking at I close in on the big four O myself. In eight months I’ll be 40. I look in the mirror and take stock. There’s the face…

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Independence Day in September

Independence Day in September

Donna Reed lied to me. There’s a scene in It’s a Wonderful Life where Reed’s character Mary stands on a ladder wallpapering the home she and Georg Baily live in after they get married. The narration says that while George works all day, Mary not only cares their four young children, but also single-handedly remodels…

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