When I was Your Age…

Now that I’m a parent, I often times reflect on my childhood and the way my parents raised me. When I was younger, there were many times when I wondered why they would make me do things that didn’t make sense to me. WHY are you making me wash the dishes every night? WHY do

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World’s Greatest

“She stood in the storm, & when the wind did not blow her away, she adjusted her sails.” -Elizabeth Edwards Everyone has a teacher they’ll never forget- that special person, who made an impact on their life in their youth. I know I certainly do, but the teacher who had the greatest impact on my

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Happiness is.

“Happiness is the soul’s joy in the possession of the intangible.”  -William George Jordan I live for lazy Sundays. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy going places, especially when the weather is beautiful like it has been this weekend, but there’s something about having nothing to do. Laying back in Costco’s finest Zero Gravity recliner

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I Remember When…

When it comes to famous artists, particularly musicians and actors, we’ve all seen interviews or specials, where parents, a teacher, or family friend tells the, “I Remember When” story about that person. “I remember when Michael was only 5 years old  and we couldn’t keep the mic away from him when his brothers were practicing,

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Namaste

The word “Namaste” is traditionally a salutation or greeting, but spiritually speaking, it means the life force, the God in me, loves and respects the God in you.  I’ve been a stay at home mom for the past 5 years. Prior to my current role as CFO (Chief Family Operator), I worked in state government.

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Channeling Aunt Viv

I’m an 80’s kid, so television shows that brought the greatest joy to my young life were The Cosby Show, A Different World and The Fresh Prince of Bel-air. We all have that one show that leaves a lasting impression on us. Maybe it was gut-busting funny or snot-nosed, ugly cry sentimental, or maybe the

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Mon Cheri

I’ve never had an aptitude for gardening or growing plants successfully. As a result, my interest in gardening has always been limited. To be honest, nonexistent. When I was a teenager, I remember being forced by my dad to perform mundane chores like pull weeds from the garden. It was something garden related that I

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This is 40. Well…almost.

It’s almost here. That dreaded for some yet much anticipated for others– time of our lives when we stop and realize, damn….I’m almost 40 years old. To be honest, I don’t know how to feel. As far as lives go, mine is pretty good. I’m truly blessed. I mean I wouldn’t change a thing (maybe

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