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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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Laundry Hacks for This Mother’s Sanity

Laundry. Enter the bane of my existence. It is the chore that I have always dreaded the most. Let’s face it, the satisfaction of a job well done lasts maybe until bedtime (when yet more clothes go in the hamper or dirty clothes bin) and the job is no longer “finished”. I like to accomplish […]

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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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Final Countdown with UBX Omaha

We are excited to partner with UBX Omaha for this sponsored post. Celebrating Successes For the last week at UBX Experience with Luke Shook, we took our measurements and did our fitness tests again. I set a goal at the beginning of our journey to get back down to 135 pounds. While weight isn’t the […]

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Trusting the Process: UBX Part II

This post is sponsored by UBX Omaha. UBX Part II I have been participating in a fantastic workout program at UBX Omaha. After two months of focusing on my health, I have learned to appreciate the challenge of this kind of fitness. With my trainer and my workout group by my side, I have seen […]

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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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