Family Life

You’re 18! And How I Feel About It…

Eighteen. Can we all just sit with that number for a quick second? I (a mom who still doesn’t feel that old) have an adult child. And it sure happened a helluva lot faster than I thought it would. I mean, time sure seemed to slow down that one time when Will was two-years-old and…

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Cleaner, Safer, Better

If you’ve been following me over on Instagram, you know that our family recently embarked on a major diet change. For two of our family members, it was medically necessary. The learning curve to cut out gluten has been steep (oh pizza, I miss you), but it’s something we’ve been contemplating for more than a…

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The Book! (and a title to boot)

I realized, after looking through all my 2018 posts, that I never “officially” shared on the blog that I’m writing a book. #badblogger So, yes, it’s actually happening. I could not be more thrilled or more terrified. At first it sounded so cool to share the deepest recesses of my heart and then I panicked.…

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Happy 15th aka “Almost Street Legal”

John Paul is 15 which means the insurance rates just went up, again. That’s okay, he’s cute so we’ll let it pass. It’s time for the first birthday letter of the year. Let’s get to it, shall we? Dear John Paul (the Great), You’re halfway through with your freshman year and already I’m thinking, ‘where…

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