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Nov 19

November 19, 2016

A Week Of Good and Giving Back; Do Good Week.

With all the commotion of the world (ahem–elections), sometimes a little gesture of goodness can go a long way.   I have teamed up with the wonderful people of United Healthcare to post about acts of good that I have done or have witnessed during this week.   Because, well… why not?   This campaign called ‘Do Good Week’ focuses on the fact that volunteering and giving back in your community is good for your community and your personal health. Sunday One of the…

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Dec 14

December 14, 2015

What’s Your Fight Song?

I came across this clip from Ellen, and it really struck a cord with me. Being a person going through some serious postpartum depression/anxiety, sometimes each day can feel like a struggle and a continual uphill battle.   But there are moments in the day that I can see the light at the end of the tunnel, and its videos like this that truly make me realize what I should be grateful for.   There are so many people with their own…

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Jun 3

June 3, 2015

Jon Stewart and a Brave New Girl

Now that the world has been talking about Caitlyn Jenner on media, blogs, social media, television, etc etc… why not add another one to the lot, right?  However mine not so much will talk about my personal opinions on her transformation – albeit she is brave, strong, and she looks fabulous.  However will talk about something that only one person – Jon Stewart – I’ve seen point out is the women bashing that takes place.  I mean… why?   Women (and…

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Apr 9

April 9, 2015

Are you Average OR Beautiful?!?!

Dove has done it again with a very powerful message for women.  We see their ads all over the place showing makeovers for women, and women of all shapes and sizes in their ads.  Continuously communicating the positive message to women to be comfortable in the skin you’re in. I mean, how many of us can really say they’re comfortable in the skin their in?  I know I can’t always… we all have our insecurities (most of us)… but do…

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Jan 13

January 13, 2015

I Finally Get it MOM

I know it’s been a while since I’ve posted…I’ve been blessed with being able to bring a second child in this world, and this pregnancy has been the most difficult thing I’ve had to endure.  I’m now on the up and up, and thought it was time to share a little something near and dear to my heart…a little bit about my mom. I just got through watching this fabulously motivating speech by wrestler Marc Mero.  You are first taken…

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Aug 2

August 2, 2014

Just a little Thank You Goes a Long Way

WOW…were my eyes just full of tears when I saw this one.  I mean, what a great way to say thank you to some people who really do good in their lives.  From sending mom to see her ill daughter, to baseball tickets…to a bunch more…the TD Canada Bank gave back to it’s customers all over Canada through it’s ATMs.  And not just the average Automated Teller Machines….but Automated THANKING Machines.  Grab a tissue…you may drop a few tears… This…

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Jul 20

July 20, 2014

6 Things My Single Self Apologized To My Mommy Self For

I wrote this article as a guest post on Daddy Doin’ Work. But I thought I’d also post it here because it’s just so awesome. 😉 You know you’ve done it before kids – rolling your eyes at parents whose kids are having a tantrum in the middle of Toys R Us, playground, or in the middle of a restaurant while they simply sit there and watch. You think to yourself, “Why isn’t that parent doing anything about it?!” Fast forward years…

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Jul 12

July 12, 2014

Let’s Talk About Sex…Or Lack OF… (and GIVEAWAY!)

Before the responsibilities of kids, a mortgage, juggling schedules , and of course the everlasting battle of who’s turn is it to wash the dishes, you get married to the one that you love, and just KNOW and even VOW that you will never become one of those couples that sit next to each other in bed (or at the dinner table) night after night watching Jimmy Fallon sans conversation, or even touching. Enter reality after you have kids, and…

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Jun 29

June 29, 2014

Making #LikeAGirl Mean Amazing Things

I really love it when brands pass on really empowering messages.  Always has come out with a new campaign called #LikeAGirl to really help empower girls, and women.  What’s super amazing about it, it that they go through interviewing the older generation about what “doing something like a girl” means, and then proceeded to interview the younger generation asking the same questions.  The results are stunning, and are just SO TRUE.   As a women going through puberty, it is a…

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Jun 13

June 13, 2014

6 Things I Learned From Jenni Pulos

I am a firm believer of being in the right place at the right time….AND…being where you’re supposed to be… that was definitely the case for meeting Jenni Pulos up close in person at her book signing for “Grin and Bear It” sponsored by UPPABaby. I was there with my co-founding partner Ali Landry from Favored.by (my mobile app, yay!) and not only met the wonderful Jenni Pulos…but also had almost a cosmic connection with her. Some how our wonderful…

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