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Read Across America Day! 5 Books for the Whole Family

  Happy Read Across America Day! What is Read Across America? Read Across America is an initiative by the National Education Association that is building a nation of readers. Though it’s a year-round program, we celebrate as a nation on the anniversary of the birthday of Dr. Seuss, which happens to be today – March […]

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The Art of Creating Better Habits

We All Have Bad Habits It’s true. We all have our vices, whether we want to believe it or not. For some of us, our bad habits might be blatantly obvious, like sneaking out for a cigarette and lying to our children about it. For others, our bad habits are more subtle. We check our phone […]

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There is a Mommy Uniform that We All Wear

Every Friday morning I meet with a group of Richmond moms that come together to support one another and share life experiences. What a blessing it is to have girlfriends! I’m telling you right now that every mom needs to have a group like this.  Anyway, I was looking around this group of women when it […]

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Carving Out Me Time

I am an anxious person by nature. In college, my perfectionism led to so much stress that I fell into a dark bout of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. I’m not talking about the organizing-your-closet-by-color kind of OCD. I’m talking about the check-everything-five-times-before-leaving-the-house-or-surely-the universe-will-make-something-terrible-happen-to-you type of OCD. My mind had me in this game, and the stresses […]

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Meet Holly

Hi. I’m Holly. I have always known that I wanted to be a mother. My whole life. I knew that I was destined. I knew that nurturing others was one of my spiritual gifts. No questions. It was all part of a larger plan that I was meant to fulfill. From about the age of […]

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I Took a Sick Day and We All Survived

  We’ve all heard it.  Moms don’t get sick days. In fact, I think that we as moms have made that statement above one of the harshest realities of motherhood. We have learned to “just deal with it.” We’ve created memes mocking what we call man flu when our husbands fall ill. We’ve pretty much accepted the […]

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Holding onto Baby

I have three beautiful, wonderful children. After our third was born, I knew that our biological family was complete. She has so much life within her. She is bold and vibrant and absolutely adorable. I often tell people that I’m thankful she came last because she is such a handful that I really needed the […]

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