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Stepfamily Traditions

(This post is from sometime around November of last year, and I saved it for editing and then forgot about it.  Going back and reading it, though, I think it’s an important note about how we can form relationships with our stepchildren; so I’m sharing it with all of you now.   677 more words

Being A Stepmom

The Pursuit: Men, Date Your Wives

“Always remember, there is nothing worth sharing like the love that led to share a name” – The Avett Brothers

Gentlemen, it’s high time that we be honest with ourselves about what it takes to truly excel as fathers.

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Volunteers Needed for Backyard Yoga Festival 1 April 2017 Matua, Tauranga, Aotearoa

Like to be part of our team for Backyard YOGA festival 1 April 2017 in Matua, Tauranga?
We are needing volunteers.

I LOVE that helping people and giving to people boosts our happiness as… 344 more words

Wellness & Happiness

When your village lives far away

My life would make for a horrible sitcom.

Not because I’m not funny. Pffft. Please. I’m super funny. Hilarious, even. And yet humble. Oh, so humble. 699 more words


Thank you Mrs. Kelly and classmates!

Thank you to Ethan’s awesome 4th grade teacher, Mrs. Suzanne Tarnay Kelly, and his classmates for all the books you just donated to ECBC! Scholastic book orders are such a great and easy way for schools to get involved and help us build a library and reading program at CHOC Hospital! 131 more words


Maternity Shoot and 1 Year Announcement

Long time no see!

I’ve had a project brewing since late 2015 in collaboration with my husband, and it really required all my resources. But now after a successful year, I can finally announce where I’ve been. 347 more words


Guest Post: What Being a Single Mom Means to Me

This article is the seventh in a series of guest posts. I have invited a variety of friends and family members to contribute to my blog. 492 more words