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Resources for Uncertain Times

The world as we know it has changed drastically in the last week. We went from looking forward to spring break to suddenly having an extended break from school, working from home, and being quarantined for the forseeable future.  It is only natural to feel stress and anxiety when we are faced with so many [...]
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Last of the Firsts

I sat down to sign the permission slip for my husband to get his vasectomy. A concept I found slightly insane, considering he’s a grown adult who is fully capable of making his own decisions. This wasn’t a field trip to the zoo, it was a medical procedure he fully researched before deciding to get […]

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A Shoutout to Girl Dads

After the tragic deaths of Kobe and Gianna Bryant, ESPN reporter Elle Duncan shared a story about Kobe and how he loved being a Girl Dad. (If you haven’t seen the video you can check it out here). As the #girldad movement took over social media shortly after the release of the video, I read […]

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