Author Archive | Heather

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WHAT’S ON YOUR RESUME?

Think about the last time you applied for a job? Maybe it was last week, last year or even the last decade. Do you remember filling out that application that seemed to take hours as you input every detail?  When is the last time you put together a resume that embodied all of your skills, […]

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I GIVE UP!

WHEN ALL ELSE FAILS, GIVE UP!

Once I became a mom, it seemed that so many balls were thrown in the air all at once.  Breastfeeding, working, lack of sleep, diapers, laundry, toys, advice from those I wanted it from and even more advice from those I didn’t.  The feeling of needing to have it all together felt overwhelming and unattainable, […]

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my-one-word

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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hoiday

MOVING PAST HOLIDAY ANXIETY

The countdown has started.   Christmas trees have filled the store aisles. Christmas music is making its appearance and the dreaded Christmas toy catalogs have jammed my mailbox full. Christmas is just around the corner and with it often comes a case of the “gimmees,” and the “I want this and that, and oh wait […]

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the-story-of-us

THE STORY OF US!

It’s October, the trees are starting to change, the temperature is dropping and the smell of pumpkin and cinnamon is in the air.  Fall is my favorite time of year for so many reasons, but the one that stands out the most is October is the month of my wedding anniversary.   This year my […]

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When you give a mom a minute... (1)

IF YOU GIVE A MOM A MINUTE…

If you give a mom a minute to relax She will probably want to use the restroom alone Once in the bathroom she will be reminded she needs to buy more toilet paper When she realizes she needs toilet paper, she will pull out her phone to make a list As she pulls out her […]

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Back to School

5 TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL SCHOOL YEAR

It’s that time of year again.   The buses are gassed and ready for kids, classrooms have fresh bulletin boards, the little ones have new backpacks and the pantry is filled with snacks. It’s time for school to start!!! As I prepared everything for my kids to begin a new year, I realized there are so […]

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smileys

WE ALL SCREAM FOR ICE CREAM

It’s July, the sun is hot, and it feels like the countdown to the new school year has already begun! This summer our family decided to go on a tour of our area with a specific goal in mind. We weren’t looking for parks. We weren’t finding the best splash pad. We weren’t exploring new trails. […]

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SINGLE MOM SHOUT OUT

When I got married and decided to become a mom, I knew one thing, I wanted my husband to be involved. When our first child, Mia, was born he was still working 2nd or 3rd shift. We made our life work around that schedule. He stayed home with her during the day, I stayed home with […]

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Starting over

STARTING OVER

When I became pregnant with our 3rd child, I was often met with a question regarding starting over.  Our kids were turning 8 and 6 and people couldn’t understand why we would start all over.  They would bluntly ask the question and follow up with “was this planned or an accident?”  Sometimes they didn’t even […]

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