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May
23
2017
Just Your Average Wednesday

// Needing A Little Summer In My Life

by // on May 23, 2017

  I don’t know about you guys, but I am really needing a little Summer in my life these days.    It’s right around the corner, I know, but it really cannot get here soon enough. The end of the school year always ends up feeling like a giant race to the proverbial finish line,…

May
23
2017
Just Your Average Wednesday, Parenting, Tips And Hacks, Uncategorized

// Just Get Out Of The Way

by // on May 23, 2017

We live in a “high touch” world, especially when it comes to parenting. It’s a difficult balance as a parent to strike, right? How to be involved and interested and able to capitalize on teachable moments as they occur, yet somehow how to not cross the line into micromanaging our kids and directing traffic in…

May
15
2017
Just Your Average Wednesday

// You Know How To Read: A Reflection On 9 Years Old

by // on May 15, 2017

I have always loved reading to my kids. It has been one of my greatest joys of mothering – snuggling them on the couch or the bed to read them a story, and feeling like I am really connecting with them and engaging them. I have said to Justin so many times on my journey…

May
8
2017
Just Your Average Wednesday

// Mom For the Win

by // on May 8, 2017

No words could ever fully describe what it means to be a Mom. It’s such an all-encompassing vocation.   Nurturer. Teacher. Maid. Disciplinarian. Cheerleader. Personal Chef. Janitor. Finance Manager. Art Director. Storyteller. Bodyguard. Taxi Driver. Judge. Potty Trainer. Wardrobe Stylist. Hugger. Therapist. Housekeeper. Lifeguard. Life-giver. I never fully understood the depth of my own Mom’s…

Apr
28
2017
Just Your Average Wednesday

// We ALL Need a Team

by // on Apr 28, 2017

  I grew up with an allegiance to USC.  Both my Mom and Dad attended the University of Southern California, as did several of my Aunts and Uncles. We spent much of my childhood attending USC football games, and many of our social outings were with a community of friends of my parent’s college friends.…