Unplug to Reconnect

I have been unplugged from social media for over a week now. One full week. It was never my intention, but after two getaways with my family where I didn’t use my phone for anything other than texting, I came to a sad realization. We, as a society (myself included), spend far too much time…

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Vegan Camping with a Toddler and Neurotic Dog

***If you have zero interest in reading about our actual adventure and only care to see what we packed (along with tips), please scroll to the end. Tuesday, September 8, 2015: Most parents would opt for backyard camping or close enough to home for their first outing with a three-year old (and a neurotic rescue…

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Love, Strength and Learning

On the night you were born, the moon smiled with such wonder that the stars peeked in to see you and the night wind whispered, “Life will never be the same.” Because there had never been anyone like you… ever in the world. {{On the Night You Were Born by Nancy Tillman}} These last few…

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A Voice Unheard

If there’s one thing I’ve learned since becoming a mom, it’s that no two kids are alike. Every kid grows at different rates, hits milestones at different times, and one single approach doesn’t work for everyone. It frustrates me to no end when we go to the pediatrician appointment and we hear how she rates among other…

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