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Loving the Life I Was Given

Loving the Life I Was given

You know the girl. The one with the wedding idea book full of magazine cutouts. Her babies’ names have been picked out since she was ten. The one who knew what her husband was going to look like, his job, his values. The girl who had her whole adult life planned out. Yeah. That wasn’t […]

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Be Selfish and Make Yourself a Priority

Be Selfish and Make Yourself a Priority

Let’s face it, “me time” is a commodity we hardly get to enjoy. The rare free time we have is usually spent taking care of the pile of laundry we keep ignoring, running to the store because your kid will throw a fit if the milk runs out again, or just catching our breath. There’s always […]

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mothersday

Happy Mother’s Day to a First-time Mom

The hardest part about being a transplant is experiencing significant life events as a distant spectator. Even if you live where you grew up it’s probable that someone you care about is far away. Most of the time the distance is bearable, especially because social media has bridged the gap. We have access to all […]

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