The Force of May

It’s evident in the hallways at school, the walls that are dripping with artwork that has long begged to be taken home. The backpacks are stuffed in a corner, dirty and dilapidated, worn from day in and day out of packing and unpacking homework, lunch boxes and projects that have made the journey to and from school almost 180 days this year. There’s a shrill hum lingering in an octave higher than normal from the 30 energetic and vibrant souls in each classroom, breathing at the doors that are beckoning to be opened to release the hounds of elementary school....

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Building Our Ship

Shortly after Justin and I met, our lives took the fast track into our forever together. He helped me move out of my college apartment in San Francisco and into his parents’ home with him. I worked and he attended his prerequisite science classes in preparation for dental school, and several months later, we were married on the beach where he proposed. Our first son was born, and we prepared to move into our first apartment together. We scraped together hand-me-down items from gracious family members; a couch, a kitchen table, a crib and a bed for us. Most of...

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Comfort is Key

We are finally home and nearly settled back into our routines after a 5-day “blip” of a trip to Orlando, Florida. We traveled with our children and Justin’s parents also came along to experience Disney World for their very first time ever. I was honored to have been asked by Hanes to present to the Disney Social Media Moms Conference about my story, our family and how comfort plays a role in our lives. The past two years I have had the honor of being invited as an attendee to the Disney Social Media Mom’s conference, and I couldn’t have...

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