It’s Still Someone’s Dad…

Well ladies, this week has been a sad one for our family. We lost my uncle to cancer and my husband's grandfather all in a matter of days. We received the call from the hospital at 2:35am this morning that my husband's 92 year old grandfather had passed away. I…

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Still Sittin’ On The Fence About H1N1?

Hi Ladies, I've already done a Blog entry about H1N1, but I wanted to address this topic again. Everywhere you look, someone, somewhere in the world is reporting on the outbreak or pandemic of H1N1 (aka the Swine Flu). And it's some really scary sh&t, let me tell you! We hear of cases where people are…

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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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