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Senior Year Interrupted

I am officially naming this school year Senior Year Interrupted.  With all that is happening in the world right now senior year is the last thing anyone should be worried about, right?  I wish I could agree with you, but I don’t.   When you have a senior in high school in your house you […]

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where do you blog

Where Do You Blog Best?

Ya’ll… If you know me then you know I recently leveled up to 50.  Which is really NOT old, but dang I feel old right this minute.  I’m sitting in a tattoo shop with my 18 year old daughter and the music is so loud I can’t think!  I started writing at least three other topics before […]

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Im a Liar

I’m a Liar

Hi everyone.  My name is Amy. I’m a liar.   I have told my closest friends for years that I look forward to my kids growing up and moving out because I can’t wait to see what kind of people they will grow up to be.  It’s amazing to listen to them share their opinions about […]

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friendship is over

The Death of a Friendship

Over the years I’ve had many truly great friendships.  I have had a tribe for every phase of my life.  Without them, I would have struggled through those different phases of life.  They helped guide me through some of life’s most difficult and fun times.  Along with the great friendships came the not so great friendships. […]

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Does this blog make my influencer look big?

Although this meeting is planned it feels like suddenly I’ve found myself sitting at this table with some amazing young moms from different walks of life writing mom blogs with them.  Does this make me an influencer?  What??  I have no freaking idea!  So I did a little Google search to find out.  You all know Google […]

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One Of The Hard Parts Of Being A Parent

Have your mom friends been totally honest with you about being a parent?  I’m not talking about the fun stuff like holding your newborn for the first time; watching him/her smile at you (for real) for the first time; or when he/she starts walking or whatever other fun milestone happens.  Sure those are great and […]

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The Breast Cancer Tests

Have you considered getting the breast cancer tests?  I am not talking about mammograms.  You know the tests I’m talking about – BRCA1 and BRCA2.  Those are some pretty scary letters.  When you think of the testing that those letters involve, do you think “yes I want to know what percentage I have to be […]

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Choosing your video game battles

Choose Your (Video Game) Battles

Since you have been a parent, have you heard the phrase “choose your battles”?  This phrase has helped me survive some trying times as a parent.  It was what helped me decide what battles were worth fighting to win when it came to our kids.  This phrase was key in how we chose the battle […]

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Breast Cancer

It’s not pink. It’s not pretty. Breast cancer sucks!

It’s not pink.  It’s not pretty.  Breast cancer sucks!  Actually all cancer sucks but for me breast cancer is the worst.  According to about 1 in 8 U.S. women (about 12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. My mom was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was 40.  She […]

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National Nonprofit Day

National Nonprofit Day is celebrated annually on August 17th.  What is National Nonprofit day anyway?  Sherita J. Herring, a renowned speaker, best-selling author and business strategist, founded National Nonprofit Day to educate, enlighten and empower others to make a difference, while acknowledging those that are in the trenches, impacting lives every day. “National Nonprofit Day allows […]

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Am I even ready?

Friends are you ready for your kids to grow up??  The whole time my kids have been growing up I have been ready to see what path they will take, what adventures they will go on finding their way to adulthood.  Am I even ready?? I have to confess – I AM NOT READY!  (insert […]

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