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Mothers Uncensored: A New Blog for Moms by Moms

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30 Day Blog Post Challenge: The Greatest Lesson My Parents Taught Me

The truth is, people will have their preconceived notions of who, what, why, and how you are who you are, without letting you speak a word. Sometimes the bar is set low based on your gender or race, sometimes exceedingly high.

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The Lady and the Firefighter is Now on Pinterest

That’s right! Get to know The Lady behind The Lady and the Firefighter on Pinterest!

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

So much of being the partner of a firefighter or police officer is enjoying the time that you have and not just worrying about their safety.

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Complimenting versus Coveting

To compliment is to offer a polite expression of praise or admiration. To covet is to yearn to have or possess something.

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Finding Peace in Friendship

There was little to be enjoyed on day three. Pain was abounding with elusive refuge, only to be taken in bite-size morsels of humbolt fog cheese and huge gulps of montepulciano wine. This was a test. Can I still find a reason to smile? I did. Because of that cheese, that wine, and the company of a beautiful person.

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Grow From Love

This was one of the first thoughts that I had after a friendship-ending fight yesterday. I heard it in Diane Keaton’s voice, when she whispers it into (the now scandal-encased) ear of Stephen Collins in The First Wives Club.

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Deal With it: Live Empowered

Bullying isn’t going anywhere. Working for a parenting magazine makes this quiet clear. Heck, not living under a rock makes it clear.

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I Just Don’t Like You

My piece for the Writing Challenge Build Your Own is a humorous look at a past pain.

It’s a big world out there,
Yet you’re in my city.
Long ago, we loved true,
Now every memory shitty.

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