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THE QUESTION THAT MAKES ME CRINGE

The conversation begins with typical chit-chat. Do you have kids? How many? How old are they? Once those basic facts are established, the focus turns to me. “And what do you do?” My answer is simple. “I’m a full-time mom.” Sometimes that answer is sufficient. Other times, it’s not. I can always tell by the […]

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LESS IS MORE IN YOUTH SPORTS

Soccer, baseball, dance, karate, acting lessons, piano lessons, hockey, guitar lessons, gymnastics……and on and on and on.  Sound familiar?  How about the seasons of going the opposite direction of our spouses every weekend making sure each kiddo is at their respective tournaments. Of course there is the scrambling to get everyone where they need to be on […]

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QUICK WAYS TO DEFUSE ANGER

January is always a time of new beginning and as well as a time of reflection for me. I’ve seen the New Year’s Resolution memes that say “I don’t do resolutions. I’m just going to keep being awesome.” While that is true—you ARE undoubtedly awesome, I also see the value in making life better. One […]

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8 THINGS THAT WILL HELP A MOM

We have all little tips and tricks that we use to make our days run a bit smoother. Unfortunately, many times, that requires other people to contribute to these tips. Sometimes, that’s the biggest problem. So – the QCMB writers – and I have a few tips to share with you to make a mom’s […]

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5 THINGS MY HUSBAND HAS TAUGHT ME ABOUT MARRIAGE

My husband and I are celebrating our 9th anniversary this month. How is that even possible when I’m still only 23? Here’s the truth – when I married Ryan, I got really, really lucky. I was 17 when we started dating and only 23 when we got married. I didn’t know anything, but I knew he was […]

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MY ONE WORD

It’s that time of year.  Many people are setting out and compiling a list of resolutions that they hope to keep over the next 12 months… Exercise Lose weight Sleep more Work less Start this… Stop that… The list becomes exhausting and honestly it’s something I dread every year. I never know what to choose […]

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SAVE MONEY IN THE NEW YEAR

The new year gives us all the opportunity to reflect on things that we would like to change about ourselves and our lifestyle. Perhaps you are opening your credit card bills in January and realize that maybe you went a little overboard with the holiday spirit and you vow not to do it again next […]

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