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50 Ways to Streamline Your Life, Part Two

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Want to make things easier on yourself? Check out these tricks for streamlining your life. Life can be crazy as a mom or home manager. There are so many things to do in a day, it really can be a full time job. I’ve got 50 easy things that you can do to make your […]

Counting My Blessings

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I seem to have been in a funk lately. A little hormonal. A little out of sorts. Last night I was wracking my brain trying to figure a way out. The thought came to me to write out a list of I’m thankful for’s. While this doesn’t necessary solve every ill in the world, it […]

What Did I Say?

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Recently I was in a situation where I was introduced to several new people, fellow moms, in fact. Our kids were around; it was a public setting. I was “the new girl,” in the sense that everyone else knew one another. In the first conversation, Mom A inquired how many children we had. Upon hearing […]

Good Friends and Grime

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This past weekend our friends Devin and Jessika and their children came to visit. We’ve known them since we were newlyweds. They are those friends that you can “let your hair down” with. One afternoon the guys were out running an errand, and the moms were chatting in the kitchen. It’s rare that I’m in […]

One Day Just Like Another?

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I realized recently that my life resembles a movie. Nothing super exciting like National Treasure, Pirates of the Caribbean or even The Incredibles. No, the art that my life imitates is the illustrious film, Groundhog Day. In this 1993 flick, Bill Murray plays Phil, an arrogant weatherman on location in Punxsutawney , PA , covering […]

Guest Post: Diet for the Decades – Your Best Diet at 30

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The following guest post is provided by Elizabeth Somer, M.A., R.D. and author of the book, Age-Proof Your Body: Your Complete Guide to Looking and Feeling Younger. Last week she offered dietary suggestions for all you twentysomethings, such as the importance of iron and folic acid in your diet. In this section, addressed to women […]

Oh My! The Bobsy Twins Triplets

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My sisters are 3 and 5 years younger than me. And since we were the first three children (in a family of five), we often dressed alike – whether or not we wanted to. Until I was twelve. And then I was enlightened by a fellow classmate that this “just wasn’t done” in the sixth […]

Diet for the Decades — Your Best Diet at 20

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The following guest post is the first in a 4-part series courtesy of Elizabeth Somer, M.A., R.D. and author of Food and Mood: The Complete Guide to Eating Well and Feeling Your Best. I had the opportunity to have lunch with Elizabeth a few weeks ago. I enjoyed quizzing her on all aspects of health […]