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The Real Reason I’m Crying at the Bus Stop

Picture in your mind the final scene in the movie Rocky.  Sylvester Stallone dripping with sweat and blood, puffy eyed, bruised and battered, more than a little dazed.  He’s just put up the biggest fight of his life and the crowd is going wild.  He only has the strength to cry out, “Adrian!  Aaaadriaaan!” This […]

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5 Encouraging Books to Share with a Mom Friend

5 Encouraging Books to Share with a Mom Friend

Apparently, this month has both national friendship day AND national girlfriend’s day in it. So in light of celebrating good friends, I’m recommending five books that you should read with a friend. The start of one of my closest friendships was when a woman about my age that I had met only twice, sent me […]

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Tips for Your First Child Going to School

When Zoe was 5, I signed her up for Kindergarten in the Buford City School district. I was a ball of nerves. She was my first child to go to school. I wasn’t sure about letting her go. I’m pretty sure I was a hot mess. I probably cried more than her.  First of all, […]

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To Pre-K We Go!

To Pre-K We Go!

 I knew someday, likely sooner rather than later, the day would come.  I’ve dreaded it for some time now, hemmed and hawed over making the big decision. I’ve tried to justify putting it off month after month, year after year.  Now the time has finally come, my anxiety is through the roof… Charleigh June is […]

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Accepting My Son's Autism Diagnosis

Accepting My Son’s Autism Diagnosis

A year ago, in August, my youngest son Jaxon was diagnosed with nonverbal autism. For my husband and me, this was not news. It was confirmation of what we already knew. Although we knew this, the reality of the autism diagnosis was still hard and overwhelming.  I remember crying when I would discuss his diagnosis. […]

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