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Memories Matter

Every 68 seconds, someone develops Alzheimer’s disease.  Alzheimer’s is known as a family disease because the stress of watching a family member  slowly decline affects everyone. Everyone responds to its effects differently…. Did you know that Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States? Alzheimer’s is the only cause of death […]

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936 Saturdays

There are about 936 Saturdays to spend with your baby until he/she turns 18–from birth to when he/she is legally an adult–and possibly off to college and/or out of the house. 936 Saturdays. Factor in extra curricular activities, birthday parties, and the times that your kids will want to spend with friends–then suddenly you find […]

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Marcia, Marcia Marcia: The Misunderstood Middle Child

“Marcia, Marcia, Marcia!” — Jan Brady, the middle and often cantankerous daughter from the long running 70’s television series, The Brady Bunch  However, Jan Brady is more than an iconic character, she has become the poster child/stereotype for middle children in America. Jan, throughout the long running television series and then 90’s movie franchise, is portrayed […]

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Bloom into Motherhood with Fitness: Tips for New and Expecting Moms!

In my last post I touched based on self care with self awareness. It’s very imperative to take care of yourself even if you aren’t a new or expecting mom. Not only is it good for you, it’s great for your baby. You can check out that post here. Even if you’re not necessarily a new […]

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Bloom Into Motherhood: Raising Self Care with Self Awareness

With our Bloom event drawing near I wanted to make something special to share with the new and expecting moms. Being a mother is a blessing. There is something magical and humbling at the new and expecting stage. Whether it’s your 1st or 4th child, every pregnancy is special. They all are different in many […]

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One Small Voice

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.  Although there is a month dedicated to the movement to end sexual violence, it still feels really uncomfortable to talk…or even type about.  Here let me hashtag it and see if it’s less awkward: #sexualassaultawarenessmonth  #SAAM Nope.  Still super hard.   I know I’m not alone.  One in three […]

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