Pregnancy and Infant Loss – Rainbow Baby


The only reason my daughter exists is because my other babies didn’t make it. A baby born after a miscarriage or loss of a baby is referred to as a rainbow baby. This month we remember all babies born sleeping, or we’ve carried but never met, those we’ve held but couldn’t take home, the ones […]

I’m Still Here

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In March I told you I was taking a break from blogging for a while. I needed to step away and refresh myself and take time for me and my family. But that was only part of the truth. It’s been a couple of months of non-stop stress, between work, family, home and health issues. […]

Pregnancy Loss Remembrance

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year…unless you have lost a child. I honestly do not know how it was just five years ago that I left that hospital without my babies.  On December 17, 2009 at 19 weeks pregnant I went into labor prematurely, the doctors were unable to stop it. I gave […]

My teeth felt fine BEFORE going to the dentist!


Well hey there everyone!  I am slowwwwwwly lifting my head up and returning to the land of the living after a few weeks in dental hell. Let me catch you up…so last month I went to a new dentist because my previous dentist of 20 years recently retired. New dentist came highly recommended and had […]

Robin Williams and Suicide Prevention

Photo: Everett Collection

The world is a little less funny this week. The death of Robin Williams brings into harsh focus the very serious but too-often-ignored issue of depression and suicide in people of all ages. You wonder how someone could be so devoid of hope? Yeah me too. But, I’m also not severely depressed and don’t pretend […]

I’m Officially a “Dirty Girl” – Dirty Girl Mud Run 2014


Over the weekend, I got down and dirty at the dirty girl mud run 2014. If you’ve ever participated in a Dirty Girl Mud Run then you should know the event is especially designed for the ladies. It is a 5K distance with 12 fun-filled obstacles. And proceeds from the event benefit Bright Pink organization […]

Dirty Girl Mud Run 2014


What makes an overweight, out-of-shape person spend upwards of $75 to endure 3.5 miles of physical activity they have been avoiding for years? MUD!! And not just mud, but a mud run event, where participants dress as if it were Halloween to tackle a military-inspired obstacle course. Who in their right mind would pay for […]

The Danger of Bath Salts and How To Keep Your Children Safe!

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Editor’s Note: This is a repost of an article that we published way back in 2012 when we just started blogging, and we thought this was important topic to revisit! Lately, I have seen an alarming trend that honestly scares me.  I think the Bath Salt epidemic is rather mainstream and most people know it […]

Old Friends Are Good for the Soul


Motherhood can be draining. There are days when it feels like the work doesn’t end, when everything has gone wrong, and you are just trying to make it until bedtime. The phrase “If Mama Ain’t Happy Ain’t Nobody Happy” is funny because it’s true. Everyone generally looks to mom to keep the family organized and functioning […]

To Be or Not to Be…Organic, That Is.


Editor’s Note: This is a repost of an article that we published way back in 2012 when we just started blogging, so we thought you might enjoy reading it now! What is organic?  According to, organic produce and other ingredients are grown without the use of pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, sewage sludge, genetically modified organisms, or ionizing […]

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