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5 Reasons Karate Is Great for Kids {A Mother’s Perspective}

Five months ago we enrolled the kids in Karate. We had tried lots of different after school activities, gymnastics, basketball, soccer, swimming, etc. Every time we tried something new, the kids were excited for the first few weeks, but eventually the novelty would wear off. I’m a firm believer in finishing out what you start. […]

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Please Excuse My Appearance…

I often pray I don’t bump into anyone when I run into the grocery store. And if I do, I’d like to pretend to be Kristin Wiig during the airplane scene in the movie Bridesmaids when she slides down in her seat and sheepishly says, “Um no, it’s not me, I’m with him, I’m…I’m Mrs. […]

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Why are there no diaper changing stations in the mens’ bathroom?!

photo credit Koala YOU TAKE HIM TO THE BATHROOM! Do you ever find yourself getting a little annoyed with being the one to always take the kid to the bathroom for a diaper change? Always having to stop eating that hot juicy steak within minutes of it being served at your favorite restaurant? While we […]

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Learning to UNPLUG

Today, my son had a tonsillectomy and as I was sitting on the couch with him it dawned on me, “Why don’t I sit down more often”? Does it really take my son to have surgery for me to sit down on the couch for 30 minutes and rest? Sad to say yes…As Moms, we […]

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A Mom Without Margin

Stressed. Exhausted. Overwhelmed. Maxed-out. Overloaded. Just a few symptoms of a mom without margin in her life.  What is margin?  I’m not talking about the nice white border around a sheet of notebook paper, or the financial banking term. I’m talking about the margin, or space, around our life which provides us with cushion. According […]

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