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Book club fail: Why I had to quit my book club

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I joined a book club in July. Thought it would be a good opportunity to meet other other people, including some book nerdy moms. The first meeting went well. I got along with all the ladies at my end of the table. About 23 people showed up. The organizer was really great and…organized. I joined […]

Worst city in U.S. to get around and navigate

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Just got back from a family vacay in Dallas. Why Dallas, you ask? Because I have some family there. Little did I know that the Republic of Texas’ totally messed up beyond recognition highway and frontage road system can tear families apart. We went in August, with temperatures reaching somewhere between instant disintegration and purgatory. […]

Perimenopause paranoia leads to some really disturbing thoughts

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I’ve been kinda obsessed with menopause lately, probably because I think I might be pre-menopausal. I’m in my mid forties. Not sure if that is young to be going through this, but I conferred with my sister who is two years older than me and she is going through it too so we’re thoroughly convinced […]

Are you turning into your mother?

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By Danyelle Little for Completely You Last week while talking to my daughter for the umpteenth time about the importance of cleaning up her room, I felt a bit of familiarity that was too close to home. I began to have that dramatic shrill that my mom used to have when she chastised me about […]

Chef Carla Hall gets her casserole on

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Looking good post baby builds confidence

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Nothing brings a mom from back from the brink of the post-baby doldrums and stressors like getting your old body back. Take it from a mom who’s been through it — if the anxiety and fear of parenting failures isn’t enough to overwhelm you, looking in the mirror and realizing that your old life is […]

Michelle Obama for President 2016?

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The First Lady appears to making a grand publicity tour and media blitz of unprecedented proportions for a First Lady in effort to kick off the first year of her husband’s second term as president. With her latest appearance being an Oscar Awards presenter, many are now wondering if First Lady Michelle Obama is being […]

What kind of high heel mom are you?

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We were perusing shoes, fancy-smancy shoes to be exact, and the thought crossed our mind, how many moms out there have chosen a smaller heel post children? If you’re forced to get dressed up, which heel would you have worn before you had kids and which heel would be your go to after having children: […]

Livestrong: Providing hope for families and patients of cancer (video)

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Few things in life are as devastating as a diagnosis of cancer, but with technological advancements and advocacy organizations such as Livestrong, people are getting the best care ever and access to life changing resources. Livestrong.org helps cancer patients and their families with emotional support, financial support, pathways to insurance for those who are uninsured […]

Getting picky eaters to expand their food repertoire

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For parents with picky eaters, sometimes the battle to get them to eat something, anything, is enough to be thankful for small miracles of any sustenance they’re willing to try. One component of picky eating that parents may overlook, however, is the texture of food. Children with sensory issues especially have difficulty with variances in […]