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What Now? [ I Quit My Job ]

No one I talked to blamed me or questioned what I was doing. When I told them that I was quitting teaching they all just nodded or said they understood. A few told me, “If I was 10 years younger”. I had been working with children for over 10 years. 6 of those years were […]

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The Evolution of the Stay At Home Mom

After the birth of my second child, I decided to become a stay-at-home mom (SAHM). While some women dream of the day that they can kiss their job goodbye and walk out the door Jennifer Aniston style in Office Space, for others it is an agonizing decision. Am I making a mistake? Who will I […]

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Where is my Minimum Wage?

Have you heard about the minimum wage increase in Flagstaff?  If you haven’t then come on out from the rock you were under because it’s REAL.  Small town political campaigns were staked on this issue.  I’ve spoken with local single moms who are over the moon now that they can better care for their family […]

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Pumping: A Different Way of Breastfeeding

When I found out I was pregnant, I had a list of expectations that I had set for myself when I became a mother.  Breastfeeding was at the top of that list.  The benefits of breastfeeding are astounding – from the bonding that occurs between mom and baby to the undeniable health benefits of breast […]

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Making Work at Home Work

. If you are one of the people who scored a coveted spot for your kiddo at a pre-school,  I applaud you, however if you are like the masses and stuck on a miles long waiting list then you have probably had to make some career and lifestyle changes.  Our little one will hopefully be […]

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YOU are my Why

Ever since I was in High School, I was one of those people who had a ton of acquaintances – but only a few close friends.  That trend followed me into my college and through post-college life.  My two best friends moved across the country finally landing in Wisconsin and New Hampshire; which was fine because […]

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