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The Thing About Being a Mom

I don’t know if it was always this way or if this is just a product of modern marketing, but it seems like moms are usually depicted as all being the same. Like we all think the same way and like the same things. Get annoyed by the same things. Want the same things. The exception of course is the Mom…

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So I deleted my Facebook app. Again.

There was a time when I praised the invention of Facebook. That it helped me reconnect with friends from college and beyond was mind-blowingly-amazing. I was able to rekindle relationships with friends I had deeply missed. And it was truly all thanks to Facebook. During the past ten or so years that I’ve been on Facebook, my need for it has changed. I’m…

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Dragonwatch: A Fablehaven Adventure {book review}

As a mom to middle-schooler who is an avid reader, I couldn’t say no when I was offered the chance to review the new book by Brandon Mull, Dragonwatch: A Fablehaven Adventure. If you have a middle-schooler in your life, perhaps you already know about Fablehaven. Brandon Mull’s five-book Fablehaven series has been very popular with my daughter and her friends,…

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