Author Archive | Candace Curry

A New Way to Resolve

A New Way to Resolve

I love New Year’s resolutions! The problem for me, is that I’m a chronic breaker of my resolutions. Well, I used to be. Last year, I decided to try a new way to resolve that actually works for me. I’ve decided to stop being greedy and let everyone in on my resolution secret — but […]

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Your Guide to Chanukah Events in Jacksonville

Your Guide to Chanukah Events in Jacksonville

Chanukah is almost here, and I’m so excited to plan our event schedule! I was a bit worried about what we would do for Chanukah after moving here from Kentucky, and I’m so pleased to see that the Jewish Community here has planned so many events for children and the entire family to enjoy. Be […]

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Joyfully Saying 'No' to Holiday Celebrations

Joyfully Saying ‘No’ to Holiday Celebrations

Hi. I’m Candace, and my family doesn’t celebrate conventional holidays. That’s right. Our family doesn’t celebrate Halloween, Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving, Valentine’s Day, etc. Of course, we have religious reasons behind why we don’t celebrate, but I’m not writing this to talk about those reasons. I’m writing this because I’ve witnessed way too many negative posts […]

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4 Ways to Overcome Introverted Mommy Guilt

4 Ways to Overcome Introverted Mommy Guilt

I discovered I was an introverted mom when my eldest daughter was about 6 months old. I couldn’t figure out why the playdates were so taxing on my energy levels. I mean, after all you just sit around, talk about your child’s development and compliment the development of the other babies. Not hard stuff. Once […]

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