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Mo In A Cast For The Third Time

For the third time in a year Mo is in a cast. The first time he was a good sport about it.  It happened in the Summer which deprived him a little bit of fun but we improvised and found some non sports related activities to do. The second time, he was DEVASTATED initially.  He […]

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Feeling High

It’s easy to get caught up in life and lose sight of what really matters. Day to day meanderings are part of living but don’t beat yourself up over things you can’t control. Years from now I won’t care that my outfit wasn’t quite the latest fashion, I didn’t have the most stellar day, I […]

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Time To Bury The Hatchet And Learn To Co Parent

Parenting isn’t easy.  When you have children with someone you’re no longer in a relationship with it creates another set of obstacles.  One major challenge is learning to balance personal healing with raising your kids.  Co parenting with someone who hurt you can be more painful than a bikini wax.  However, like being bare down […]

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Remembering September 11 With The Kids

It’s hard to believe the Anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terror attack is upon us. This event changed our Nation and our World in many ways. It gave new meaning to the term 9-11. Please take a moment to remember the 2996 innocent people who lost their lives: parents, husbands, wives, children, grandchildren & […]

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Mo’s BFF Came Here From Syria

One year ago Mo met his BFF and they’ve been inseparable ever since. They watch movies and laugh at silly jokes together. They make outrageous YouTube videos in hopes of going viral. Mo introduced him to 2 Chainz.  His BFF taught him how to cuss in 3 languages. They play soccer, swim, ride bikes, and […]

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Happy Labor Day

As a mom when I hear “labor” I instantly think of pushing out my son. No, Labor Day is not the day for mommies to post IG birthing video clips. Labor Day is a national holiday signed into action by President Grover Cleveland.  It is the first Monday in September and a day to pay […]

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Student Of The Month

I was SO excited my boys would be together for the first time in school.  Mo in 4th grade and B starting kindergarten.  I felt pretty good with B having big bro on campus.  Also, he had an amazing preschool experience which armed him with confidence, social skills, and problem solving abilities.  However, it’s a […]

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Your Child Deserves More Than Mediocrity

There comes a point in life when you need to garner a sense of accountability.  A time to be liable for your actions.  A time to GROW UP.  The minute you’re responsible for the union of sperm and an egg is a good time. As an adult your child deserves more than mediocrity. Your father […]

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First Day Of School

It’s hard to believe the boys are finally off to school together.  For the first time. Their 4 year age difference will have them apart in school more than together so I am really loving this moment. Mo being in 4th grade really affords him the opportunity to play the Big Brother role to B, […]

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Water Park Fun For Only $4!

It’s hard to beat the LA heat.  I found a fun well priced gem just in time. The Santa Clarita Aquatics Center is a great way to stay cool and have family fun.  Admission is $4 per child, $6 for adults. Kids 2 and under are FREE and must wear swim diapers. There are 2 […]

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