ATLANTIC

I Get Knocked Down… But I Get Up Again

Two years ago, I trained. I trained REALLY hard. I had my will tested the entire race. In the end, I felt like I failed… remember this? The sweet lady in the med tent tried to cheer me up in between my tears, but the nagging voice in my ear let me know I needed […]

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Screen Safety: What Every Parent Needs To Know

Protecting our children is every parent’s most important job, but many feel outmatched when it comes to the virtual world. We struggle to keep up with all the apps available, let alone the updates that seem to be released the second we finally understand something. We try to be vigilant about snooping through our children’s tablets and phones, only […]

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ISurvivedWhole100

Whole-y Moley… I Survived a Whole100

In January, I decided to finally make some real changes to my eating habits, and I accepted the challenge to complete a Whole100. I would follow the rules of the Whole30 program for 100 days. While it was extremely challenging at times, I’m glad I did it. I learned about my relationship with food, became a […]

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hopetherapy

The All-in-One Home Gym Every Mom Needs

This post is brought to you by Ultimate Workout and Recovery.Constantly being around rambunctious and energetic children remind us that no matter how healthy people are, they can still get hurt or develop an illness. At any time as a mom, we can find ourselves injured and limited from activity and required to stay home, too. Or […]

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Conquering Homework Battles and Other Common Parenting Concerns

This post on conquering homework battles is brought to you by Proactive Life Skills. I have a confession to make — I hate homework. Don’t tell my former students or my kids, although I doubt my kids would be surprised. We’ve all suffered through battles over finishing homework. After a busy day at work, driving […]

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Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School Camps

In just a couple months, students will be on summer break and summer camps will be ready to offer your child fun activities to keep them busy! If you’re specifically looking for vacation bible schools, there are a variety around town to choose from whether you need one for just a day, half days, or […]

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sadmom

Why I Didn’t Stay for the Kids

It’s true what they say about the 7-year itch. But what about the 8th, 9th, and 10th years? Sometimes, my marriage still itches. Ten years is a long time to do anything over and over again. Most people don’t stay in a job longer than a few years before they move on to reenergize their career. I […]

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It’s True, I Have a Broken Vagina

For as long as I can remember, intercourse has been painful. I barely recall it being enjoyable in my 20s, but for the most part, it has hurt me more than it has pleasured me. Let me explain. I have been plagued with intolerable menstrual cramps, abdominal pain and heavy periods since my teens. Irritable […]

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