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4th of July Fun!

Fireworks In Orange County Anaheim Hills Anaheim Hills Community Council 4th of July Celebration - Fireworks begin at 9pm at Peralta Park.  Festivities throughout the day! More info Brea July 4th - Get up bright and early and join the Kiwanis for a pancake breakfast at 7am.  The fair begins at 10am and includes fun [...]
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This Moment Is Fleeting

This Moment Is Fleeting.

It’s 7:59pm and I’ve just finished cleaning up dinner.  I still need to shower, work on a major project that I’ve been procrastinating, clean up the mess that is my floor and watch Odd Mom Out.  I check my baby monitor and my two little boys are finally asleep.  Finally.  I take a moment to […]

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When, Oh When, Did You Go from Baby to Toddler-

When, Oh When, Did You Go from Baby to Toddler?

When did you go from baby to toddler? Less than two years ago you were growing inside of me and now you are running circles around my feet.  When was the precise moment you stopped being a baby? Was it your first gurgle, that turned into a smile, that transformed into a contagious and priceless giggle? Was […]

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Life is Heavy

Life is heavy.

You know how sometimes in life it seems as if everything is going well? Relationships are smooth, bodies are healthy, grades are high, work is successful, marriage is solid, babies are smiling, etc. etc. etc.  And then there are times in life when the world seems dark. Death, divorce, sickness, addiction, abuse, loss, and depression seem […]

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Today, June 21st is officially ASK Day.  ASK stands for Asking Saves Kids.  The campaign encourages parents to ask a simple question when their children go to play at another home “Is there an unlocked gun in your home?”  Pretty simple, right? I became a parent a few years ago, and I never thought about […]

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How I Met Your... Father

How I Met Your… Father.

Dear Mason, If I were to tell you the story of how I met your father, you would probably laugh. It’s not your everyday, typical romance story and we definitely weren’t high school or college sweethearts – in fact, we lived hundreds of miles away from each other and didn’t even know each other back […]

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Happy Father’s Day!

In honor of Father’s Day, I want to write about the greatest Dad I’ve ever known; my husband. It was 13 months ago when he became a Father for the first time. If you’ve read my other posts, you know that the process of bringing our son into this world was not easy, but my […]

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