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Taking vacation without the kids

Why I Insist On Taking Vacation Without The Kids

I love a good vacation. Who doesn’t? But we may not have the same definition of vacation. I’m not talking about the version with the kids. I’m talking about a real vacation; I’m talking about taking vacation without the kids. Gaaaasp! Without the kids? Heck, yes! Let’s be real, a family trip is not a vacation… […]

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The pain of losing ‘Favorite Parent’ status

This morning when I heard my daughter stirring, I entered her room and gave her a big smile. I cheerfully said, “Good morning!” Rather than smiling and reaching for me, as she always has, she looked over my shoulder. Behind me, her father was starting to get ready for the day. “Dada!,” she exclaimed gleefully, […]

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Now I Know . . . An open letter of apology from a mom who used to judge

Before I became a flight attendant, the only thing I knew about them was that they served drinks and peanuts. My access to seeing one in person was limited to the three or four flights. I thought the job was easy, something that required little skill, and a love of traveling. Three weeks of training […]

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Dare! Take A Date Night!

As a relatively new mom (I’m only 18-months into this and still learning a lot), I have wondered how other parents had achieved this infamous “date night” I’d kept hearing about. The only time we’ve had a night out was if our amazing friends or family offered themselves up for the taking, or it was […]

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Saying Goodbye to the Big City

Saying Goodbye to the Big City

Saying goodbye to the big city isn’t something I envisioned doing. My husband and I couldn’t wait to leave the little town we grew up in, and we were ready to see what Denver had to offer! To explore, go out, and do new things! And we did… kind of.  I went to Rockies games. […]

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