ISO A Mom Friend

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Will you be my friend? No, seriously, I need a friend. Is that you? Are you out there? I’ve lived in St. Augustine for nearly a year and so far I know exactly one mom. She’s amazing, sweet, kind, caring,...
Sitting in my new-to-me glider, holding that 9 lb 3 ounce, swaddled to perfection little boy, brought visions of what these beginning moments of motherhood would be like to a quick reality. It did not matter how much he...
Summer is in full swing in most parts of the country, and our family loves spending time in the outdoors. From fishing, boating, finding sand bars to perch upon and play, swimming playing in our back yard or around...
Not a unique story: I became a mom, started juggling work, pregnancies, babies then toddlers, the cooking, the cleaning (or lack thereof)… and somehow, I kind of lost myself. The harsh realization came one day at work. There I...
Balance is my happy place. While I do enjoy some spontaneity from time to time, I also thrive on routine and being in control of my days. My empty calendar makes me anxious, and not knowing what to expect...
As a local small business owner who has had the doors open for just over one year, we were on cloud nine. We had spent the last 12 months continuing to be creative in what we offered in order...
I have been hella moody on and off for weeks now. All things (pandemic) considered, everything is well in my world and at the same time everything is flipped upside down.  I can’t say that anything specific is “wrong”...
I posted this picture on Easter, and shortly afterward I felt an overwhelming urge to offer a disclaimer caption: **This is not an accurate depiction of how our day is going.** In fact, that day had been one of the...
April is Alcohol Awareness month but for me, it’s more about Alcohol Self Awareness. I've changed my relationship with alcohol drastically within the last year. I drink maybe one or two adult beverages a month but that used to...
Ah stress. That pesky little thing that many of us seem to not be able to get a handle on. Whether you’re stressed from trying to get your kids out the door and to school on time, working to...

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Learning to Love a Florida Fall

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Leaves falling on the ground, football, apple pie baking, PSL, and Hocus Pocus continuously playing on my tv — all signs that fall is...