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Down with February 14th: Seven reasons to celebrate Valentine’s Day on a different day

Valentine’s Day comes with a lot of expectations – kids’ Valentine’s Day cards for classrooms, cards and or gifts for your spouse, flowers, chocolate, lovey-dovey notes to your kids, restaurant reservations, and babysitters. Why not skip the chaos of the evening on February 14, and choose to celebrate the love of your life throughout the month […]

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5 Reasons To Overpay Your Best Babysitter

All hail the great babysitters!! {we’re not woooorthyyyy!!!} If you (like me) have no extended-family help within a day’s driving distance, then extra Cheers. I see you and I feel your pain. Somewhere around the birth of my second babe, I arrived at a simple conclusion: a great, reliable sitter who my kids love, is […]

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Connecting in our Vulnerability

I think one of the most meaningful gifts you can give someone is a potted plant. But I’ve learned that potted plants are more difficult to keep alive than they look, and after lamenting to a friend that I’ve had dozens die on me, I was informed in order for certain potted plants to live past […]

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{Breast Cancer Awareness} : Your How-To Guide To Accessories Showers

I love October!! Fall is in the air (well….. in the Flagstaff air), crockpots come out, and football players don their pink shoes, armbands, and decals to honor a whole bunch of HEROS during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. While the oncology nurse in me loves that we dedicate a whole month to honoring those affected by breast cancer, the […]

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