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She’s a Doll

The Christmas before I turned four, my mom gave me a doll. It had tons of thick, dark hair, olive skin and the most perfect, hazel eyes I’d ever seen. She wore a light blue (or maybe it was pink…) button-up onesie and her eyes closed whenever she laid down. I loved…

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Local Mom has Near Perfect Day

According to reports, local mom Kelly Bandas, has allegedly not made a single mistake in the last 14 hours. “I don’t know how I’m doing it. It’s really been a team effort.” the 30-year-old, mom-of-two shared earlier. If Bandas can keep this up this mistake-free streak for an additional 10…

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How Four Little Lines and a Pair of Scissors Changed Everything

Shortly after Archie was born, my mother gave me a 10-year journal. It’s a big, fat, leather-bound book with ten, four-line spaces on each page. One four-line block for each day, year after year for ten years. The idea is, you write a brief synopsis of each day, every day…

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Why it’s Terribly Awesome to be a Mother

Today’s post was inspired by a Facebook post from a friend of mine, who shared about the duality of motherhood. Mother’s Day began with a cough, that turned to a gurgle, that turned to a barf, that turned into a rather large series of watery squirts. I’m talking about toddler diarrhea here…

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10 Things that Everyone Can Agree are the Worst

Sometimes I feel moved to write a serious blog post. Something that will (hopefully) make my readers think outside of themselves. Like a moving piece about the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri or a diatribe against the processed food industry or a soliloquy on the good works of Pope Francis. **insert thumbs down…

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The Top 5 Things You Must Do to Survive a Snowpocalypse

It happens every year. Nashville gets hit with 2+ inches of snow and the city shuts down faster than your neighborhood Blockbuster. For some reason, the powers that be haven’t deemed it necessary to build ice and snow removal into the city’s infrastructure. A money-saving tactic to be sure, but if Governor…

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