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Marrying your High School Sweetheart

Marrying Your High School Sweetheart

My husband and I are celebrating our 9th wedding anniversary on the first day of school. #bestanniversarygiftever Although we have been married for just shy of a decade, we have been an item for the last 18 years.  We are high school sweethearts.  Cue the gag reflex. There are few things more cliche than someone marrying their […]

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The Working Mom's Guide to Breastfeeding and Pumping

The Working Mom’s Guide to Breastfeeding and Pumping

Disclosure :: This post is part of a series for World Breastfeeding Week and is sponsored by Women’s & Children’s Hospital. The Working Mom’s Guide to Breastfeeding and Pumping You made it through your maternity leave! Congratulations! Hopefully, you binged all the Netflix series and documentaries that your heart desired and you’ve gotten into the breastfeeding groove. […]

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How Am I? Crumbling, Thanks for Asking {Getting Real with Our Emotions}

Whenever someone asks me how I’m doing, I’ll give the normal reply: “I’m wonderful, thanks for asking. How are you?” and then they will say, “oh, that’s so great! I’m really well!” and we’ll go about our day. But, are any of us really ok? The perfectionist in me never wants to let on that […]

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Moving Tips for The Busy Mom

So, you and your family are moving. You’ve put your house on the market, prepared for countless showings and finally received an offer on your home. You’ve accepted and are in the escrow / closing process! Congrats! Now to pack! When it comes to moving your family to a different neighborhood, city or state with […]

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Please Stop Telling My Child To Color Inside the Lines

Please Stop Telling My Child To Color Inside The Lines

I am fortunate to have a very attentive family and for that, I am grateful. But, sometime during Kael’s second year of life, I noticed that he was getting particular feedback from a few members of our large family. “Why don’t you try to color in the lines?” and “The sky isn’t purple.” My little one […]

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May is Better Speech and Hearing Month

May brings with it heat, sprinklers, swimsuits and all those flowers following April showers. It’s also Better Speech and Hearing Month. As a speech-language pathologist, it’s my time to shine, lol. During my practice, I specialized in pediatric speech and language disorders, and communication issues were such a huge concern for many parents. These concerns were […]

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2018 Lafayette Mom of the Year Finalists

2018 Lafayette Mom of the Year Finalists We received some amazing nominees for our very first Lafayette Mom of the Year campaign … nominated by husbands, fiancés, daughters, sons, sisters, and friends … all who have made a difference in the lives of others and who motivate and inspire those around them. Selecting the top 10 […]

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