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What Women Want

Let's start with Sarah Palin: wife, mother, governor, on the campaign trail for Vice President... Moose Lover! As a society, we were fascinated by her. She was the brunt of many Saturday Night Live jokes. Her story was splashed all over magazine covers as well as the six o'clock news.…

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To Stay Or Not To Stay… For The Kids Sake

Hi Ladies, Today's post was supposed to be another topic that I have decided to save for next week. Instead, something that happened midday yesterday was the driving force for today's Blog. I was grabbing a salad for the road and on my way to my son's school to serve hot lunch to 650 students. Never one to skip a meal,…

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Help, I’m Totally Frazzled!

I would like today's Blog to address a comment a friend of mine made to me the other day. It went something like this: "Erica, I have to tell you, I'm losing my patience.  I'm yelling at my kids a lot lately.  I can't remember the last time I sat…

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Infertility – Knowledge is Power

By Guest Blogger Mindy Berkson, Infertility Expert No doubt, infertility is on the rise. One in five couples today will struggle with infertility -- the biological inability to conceive or carry a pregnancy to full term.  The infertility diagnosis can be devastating and demoralizing. Unable to become pregnant or carry…

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Eating Healthy With A Busy Schedule

So we're all busy right? Running to and from places. To Starbucks, to the office, to visit an elderly grandparent, to the gym, to an extra-curricular activity, a meeting. Running running running. And yet, I always roll my eyes at those skinny girls who say, "I just don't have time to…

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Jaycee Dugard – Hell On Earth and Resilience

I have been fascinated with the Jaycee Dugard case since the media ran with it many weeks ago. A small, beautiful, innocent child, being held captive for 18 YEARS. Eighteen years, much of it spent in a backyard tent and shed that resembled something out of a horror movie. But it…

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A Week of Insanity

I'm starting to think October just really ain't my month. So, you all know about the scare we got from our little one a couple of weeks ago.  Well unfortunately, we are just coming off another night visit from the Children's Hospital. In fact, more like a 1:30AM morning visit, but this time…

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H1N1 Injection – To Vaccinate or Not To Vaccinate

By Guest Blogger Michlyn Metropolit 'Tis the season. Fall is my favorite time of year. I love the crispness of the cool air that has blown in. I love the display of pumpkins and mums at every grocery store or market that I frequent (and I MEAN frequent. I have…

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Parenting – Keeping Your Cool and Then Some…

Calling out all mothers!! Although, I have to say, even if you're not a mom yet nor even thinking about it (wow, you're smart... just joking!!), this has gotta sound entertaining. As mothers, we wear many hats depending on the day, the situation, or simply, our moods. Parent, friend, disciplinarian, good…

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Change… The Only Constant

Hi All, Yesterday was a busy and fun day. Massage was wonderful. Lunch was yummy. Disney on Ice was... well... fun for the kids! The evening didn't end successfully with my two year old barfing all over my bed after coughing for three straight hours. Exhausted this morning! But back to…

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