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FILL MY BUCKET PLEASE

Words of affirmation, one of my top love languages. I have plenty of opportunity to put my love language to work being a wife of a hard working husband, mom of three eager to please sons, and mentor to a team of business owners. Quite honestly much of my day is spent pouring into others. And […]

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Finding belonging in the midst of pain.

IS THIS JUST ME? FINDING BELONGING IN THE MIDST OF PAIN

  An interesting thing happens when you have persistent health issues. You can begin to fight your own body. Both mentally and physically. Over the last two years I’ve felt intense anger and even hatred for my body or parts of my body. Startling, but true. While others’ bodies seem to love them and react […]

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SPRING FLOWER COOKIE GARDEN PUZZLE

This post was republished with permission from Ally’s Sweet and Savory I recently had the honor to bake with Bob’s Red Mill premium Organic All-Purpose Baking Flour.  As a person who kinda goes a bit head-over-heels when it comes to baking {ahem, me}, I was super excited! Their Organic Unbleached White Flour is milled from fresh red wheat […]

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Better Hearing and Speech Month

HEARING LOSS: IDENTIFYING AND TREATING

A Story of Hearing Loss “My family is so thankful for the experience, knowledge, and guidance of the staff and students, as well as the available technology, at Augustana’s Center for Speech, Language, and Hearing (ACCSLH). If it weren’t for their expertise and pro-activity, my son’s hearing loss may never have been diagnosed or properly […]

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BIRTHDAY BUBBLE POSTER

This post was republished with permission from Becca at Who Arted? There is a new trend among parents to spend $500 – $1000 on a child’s first birthday. $1000 people. Now, before I get accused of “mom shaming” let me say this; my only wish for everyone in this world is to be happy. So […]

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SAVING-MONEY

SAVING MONEY WHEN YOU’RE EXPECTING

Babies are expensive. And they don’t get any cheaper as they grow (though when I no longer have to pay for full-time daycare, it will certainly feel like we got a raise!). If you want to be a little shocked by the estimated cost of raising a child, check out this calculator. When I was […]

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