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Summer Reading Goals

Summer Reading Goals

Summer is here! We’ve made it, friends! And while many of us look forward to this sweet time of family togetherness when school gets out, there are just as many of us searching for ways to keep our kids academically engaged this summer. I have an M.Ed in Reading Education, and I have worked as […]

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Last of the Lasts

The Last of the Lasts

This week has been chock full of ‘lasts’ for our family. The last time to pack a lunch, the last day of setting the {early} alarm, the last day of preschool for Emmy, the last day of kindergarten for Collier…but, by far, the most emotional last of the last things for us to do this […]

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not so fast

Not So Fast Little Girl

I’m lying in bed with my five-year-old daughter, trying to get her to think about going to sleep when all she wants to do is talk. She’s tossing her arms wildly around and talking as fast as possible when she announces that one day she wants to be a photographer just like her mommy. She’s […]

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Girls Can Have It All…But Boys Can’t?

Sojourner Truth. Susan B. Anthony. Elizabeth Stanton. Gloria Steinem. Sandra Day O’Connor. Sally Ride. These women, among countless other heroines, have fought long and hard for something that never should have been a question: equal rights. They helped us win the right to vote, implement Title IX, hold high-powered positions, and fuel confidence and #girlpower. […]

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Little Worlds Collide

I took a turn and decided to make a huge change in my life that would affect my son. I didn’t know how things would work out, sometimes I still don’t, but so far I’ve been managing. But honestly, I wouldn’t change it for anything because I met my mom-mate, my son found a best […]

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Celebrating Birthdays Big

Celebrating Birthdays Big

My mom was Pinterest before there was Pinterest. She once turned a washing machine box from the local appliance store into a jukebox for a ’50s birthday party. My grandmother even sewed poodle skirts for my sister and me to wear to the birthday “sock hop.” Perhaps that’s proof my penchant for big birthday celebrations […]

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