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Let's talk about sex

Let’s Talk About Sex

  Almost every time one of my teenagers leaves the house I shout as loud as I can from across the house . . . “What is the only safe sex?” They respond just as loud (while rolling their eyes I’m sure) “NO SEX!” I do this because it is a message they need to […]

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The Real Truth About Turning 40-2

The Real Truth about Turning 40

The phrase “40 and Fabulous” is a big fat lie. Yes, there are some very nice perks to being 40, but let’s face it, aging isn’t easy in this Instagram filtered world of Crossfit, jogging strollered glistening Moms. I am creeping up on 42 and everything hurts, aches, sags and wrinkles most of the time. […]

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Summer Wardrobe Blues

Summer Wardrobe Blues

I LOVE¬†summer. I love late, lazy nights, watermelon and ice cream for dinner and anything near the water. What I don’t love is having to squeeze my NOT size 2 rear-end into all those cute summer outfits! I didn’t lose the winter padding as planned and am faced with figuring out how to dress for […]

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My 12-Year-Old Posted WHAT Online?!?!

In case you didn’t know, 11 is the new 13, and that’s when most kids start what they call “dating”–even if we as parents think it’s just puppy love. Let’s face it, every kid by age 11 pretty much has an iPhone or iPad and is chatting it up with some little cutie. Stop shaking […]

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