Author Archive | Stephanie Kizziar

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I am the Woman :: Finding My Groove as a Mother

“The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new.” -Osho, Indian Spiritual Teacher, Enlightened Master, All-Around Guru This is a beautiful sentiment, but it’s also a little scary. Scratch that — a LOT scary. The woman […]

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Dear Moms :: We’re In This Together; It’s Time to Start Acting Like It

It was a warm summer day in 2017 when my family got the craving for some pizza. No normal delivery-chain pizza would do; no, we wanted something special. Something customizable. We wanted Pizza Artista. But of course, we didn’t all want to go sit and eat AT the restaurant – we wanted to stuff our […]

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Valentine Class Treats for the Littles :: With Printables!

Let me preface this by saying I LOVE VALENTINE’S DAY. Yes, I know it’s totally cheeseball, sap city, hearts and fluffies and la-de-dah. Yes, I know it’s a fake holiday created a hundred years ago to drive card sales during a slow month. Yes, I know it’s absolutely sickening and sugary-sweet and over the top.  […]

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The Offshore Wife’s Tale

Like so many in our corner of the world, my husband works offshore. He’s one of the lucky ones who didn’t lose their oilfield job at some point in the last seven years. But there are so many who have, and my heart aches for those families. We have spent the restless nights wondering what […]

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The Music Garden :: A Melodic Oasis for Children in the Heart of Lafayette

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by The Music Garden; however, as always, all opinions stated are our own.  The Music Garden :: A Melodic Oasis for Children in the Heart of Lafayette From the moment you open the gate and step into The Music Garden, you know you are in a very special place.   […]

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