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Autism is hard, but he makes it look good.

The Day I Became “Aware”

April is Autism Awareness Month.  This was one thing I never thought I would have to be aware of. Our child was diagnosed pretty late, which made it an even deeper shock to take. Today I’d like to share the story of the first time we became “aware” of this difference, and how we have […]

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Becoming a Conscious Eater

A few years ago, I started my food journey to conscious eating. I was a ‘just eat it and don’t worry about it’ kinda gal. I knew that certain foods were bad for me but I did not want to go down that worm hole. After all I am broke and can’t afford Whole Paycheck (my […]

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Ode To The Single Mom

Single mothers don’t just rock… they rock AND they roll! Single mothers bear a special load. They play dual rolls, they learn to be magicians, acrobats, jugglers, lion tamers and tight rope walkers all within this 3-ring circus we call life! Single mothers have a special place in my heart as I was a single […]

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Be in the Moment

It’s safe to say we all, conciously or subconsiously, have thought about or are continually forward-looking to the “next thing”. We want the pieces to fit nicely together. It gives a sense of accomplishment and yet gives us a sense of security. “Once the house is clean,” or “Once I get to this point,” or […]

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