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My 15-year-old said to me recently …. “mom, why can’t you just be a stay at home mom??”  Which at the time made me bust out laughing. For several reasons ..one being that this same child was the one I had to leave at daycare every single morning when I was a working mom, and […]

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  When I write these blogs .. I rarely think about how many people will actually read them. The ideas tend to pop up out of nowhere –  usually after I go for a run, and usually end up being therapeutic for me, actually. I can sit down and hammer out these thoughts and I […]

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If you were to talk to any person that knows me, or at the very least – sees me at one of the 5 million sporting events I’m at with my boys, they would not tell you that I am inclined to talk about the mystical, the power of thought, the power of setting an […]

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If you missed the YL Lifestyles FB Event last week…. never fear!!! Here is the very first video I did that didn’t make the cut …in all fairness it IS 12 minutes long. I know, I know …I like to hear myself talk. If you are interested in seeing the rest of the videos in […]

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  The short answer is no – and yes. You see, I have been all kinds of different moms. I was a “working mom” for many years, in fact my older boys were really co-raised by their daycare provider and I am thankful for her, to this day. I’ve been a “stay-at-home mom” when our […]

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Yes, yes there is a theme this week. And that theme is about all the ways we can avoid ending up on the 6 o’clock news….. It’s is often a daily struggle around here. So I talked about P90x on Monday, today it’s all about how yoga keeps me from punching people in the face. […]

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