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Blank Space

Two and a half weeks ago, I believe it was a Wednesday evening, I was sitting in a bar on a cruise ship, listening to some frat guys do a terrible, horrible rendition of “ 638 more words

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Toddlers can win anything with a smile

Parenting a toddler is both overwhelming and the most fantastic experience.

For example in the span of just half an hour I went from feeling frustrated and upset with Elijah after he dumped his lunch on the floor, to feeling accomplished with being able to spoon feed him five bites of said lunch (5 second or more rule definitely applies here – lunch that fell on the kitchen floor is for sure not the most disgusting thing he has put in his mouth this week), back to feeling frustrated with the fact that he spit one spoonful all over my clean pants, and then having my heart melted by his smile and the snuggle he gave me as I carried him off to his room for a nap.  258 more words


Reality TV pitch

So, I have a pitch for a reality TV show. Any of my friends/family/followers/stalkers have any contacts they can put me in with?

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First Loves

Boys, boys, boys! You know what they say… you can’t live with them and you can’t live without them. I am here to tell you it is true! 508 more words

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Is College Always the Answer?

Hello all,

Ever since I was a little girl, I was never sure what exactly I wanted to do with my life. Usually, the story goes: the little girl has the dream career of being a model, a rockstar, etc. 344 more words

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Yes, I support Mizzou - the real Mizzou.

Let me be clear right now: I support my alma mater, 100%.

I cannot imagine a day where I won’t.

Supporting your school, though, is… 555 more words

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Walking the Balance Beam

I haven’t posted in a while, I know. Blame grad school – not my crazy job, not writer’s block, not anything except all the classes that have me completely swamped online. 559 more words

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