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New Year, New Me

New Year, New Me

With the new year upon us, everyone is making their New Years resolutions. We have all tried them and most of us were less than successful. Don’t worry, there will be no judgment from me. Mine only lasted three days one year. This year I am not going to make a New Years resolution. This year I am making a promise to myself. I promise to be a better person. I promise to be nicer to everyone. I have not…

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Favorite Saying

Favorite Saying

You get what you get, and you don’t get upset. I love that saying!  I say it at least once a day to my girls.  Most of the time I don’t even have to finish it.  All I have to say is “You get what you get…” and the girls interrupt me with “…and you don’t get upset.” I first heard that saying back when my preteen was in preschool.  From the moment I hear it, that saying has been…

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You, Me, Myself, & I

You, Me, Myself, & I

How you see me and how I see myself may differ.  A lot. I see… Somewhat nice hair Hate my eyes, and smile Not liking the skin discolorations I have going on…damn thyroid gland. Love my chest, arms, thighs, legs & feet. Not feeling my stomach after the C-section I had.  It killed my abs. Not too fond of my personality (really wish I knew how to change it) I’m a pretty good dancer. Suck at cooking but great at…

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Amberly’s Story

Amberly’s Story

  In May 2008 I got pregnant. My husband and I were ecstatic but nervous. This was my third pregnancy. We set up the usual doctor appointments and everything checked out great. In July I had my first ultrasound. We were both very excited! The ultrasound tech nearly gave my husband a heart attack when she informed us there was more than one baby. We were having twins! My other two daughters were thrilled! Every month I had an ultrasound…

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Teens & Bedtimes

Teens & Bedtimes

Does your young teenage daughter have a bedtime?  Should young teenage girls have bedtimes still? First let me explain “young teenage daughter”.  By young, I am referring to the ages 13-15. I had taken notice that my young teenage daughter was staying up late (1-2 in the morning) chatting via text message and Facebook chat.  She is a good teenager with excellent grades, and my husband and I like her friends.  We just feel that she is staying up way…

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