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51 weeks

He’s 51 weeks old. That means that next week, in 7 days…he turns one. And that’s a day I have been dreading for weeks now. More than likely, he’s my last. Our last baby, our last first birthday…and I hate it all so much. I’ve put off planning a party. Buying decorations. Coming up with …

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We all fall down sometimes

You, me, your friends, your family…that one person who you think is so epically flawless and put together….Every single one of us struggle. Yes, some more than others, but at times, all of us. No one is immune to it. No one skates through this life without collecting their own set of scars and cuts …

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Innocence

This morning, I asked my 5 year old son “what would you do if you could plan a perfect day?” He smiled, not really sure why I was asking him, and threw the question back at me. “Hmm, well, I don’t know. What do you think?“ I told him I didn’t know. That he would …

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An anniversary staycation, and the realities of a Sunday.

6 years ago today, I married my best friend. Last year we started the tradition of going “away” for our anniversary to celebrate. Really, all that consists of is staying in a hotel 20 minutes from our house, but hey. It’s a kidless weekend, and that’s the best kind of weekend that there is. Overall, …

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For people who suck at Valentine’s Day

It’s Valentine’s Day. A relatively useless day in general, but even more so when your wedding anniversary is less than 1 week later. Tonight my husband and I will do nothing more special than DoorDashing our favorite local Sushi place. I think it’s somewhat of a tradition we started years ago when we went there …

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