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Thankful for Nurses:: National Nurses Day

It’s National Nurses Day and every year my daughter and I make a special trip to Bergan Mercy Hospital and this year will be no different. For many people, the birth of their first child is a memorable experience—one to remember for all the ages. I guess, for me, that part of my story is […]

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5 Things I’ve Learned About Life by Teaching Online

I’ve been a teacher for 15 years, but this past May, I embarked on a new adventure: online teaching.  I started teaching English online to students in China! My fifteen years of experience have taught me a lot about teaching, but here are five things I’ve learned from teaching online about life. The World Is Big […]

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Tips for a Successful Parent-Teacher Conference

The time is upon us for fall conferences for our kiddos. As parents, we always see our children in the best possible light and we SHOULD! They are our babies. It can sometimes be uncomfortable to listen to feedback that is less than raving about our children, but we do a disservice to their education […]

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5 Rules of Air Travel with Kids

Travel by air is by far one of the biggest stressors of convenience in modern life.  While it is much quicker (usually) to travel by air, it is not without its aggravations and inconveniences.  Add kids into the mix, and it can become a recipe for disaster.  No longer are your kids on their normal […]

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Getting Back At It With UBX

We are excited to partner with UBX for this sponsored post. New Year, New You? Not for me. My New Year’s Resolution is to get back to being myself. That may sound weird, but once motherhood hits, sometimes you lose yourself for a while. I didn’t lose myself emotionally, but that competitive-edge spirit and fitness […]

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The Lessons We Teach Our Children When We Fail

Confessions of a perfectionist. Actually, I don’t at all consider myself a perfectionist. I’m totally imperfect. It’s sort of my thing. Did you ever know someone who was just amazing at something? Me too…I know lots of people like this; I’m just not one of them. Instead, I am just “good” at a lot of […]

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