Thank You, Dr. Seuss, For These 3 Important Life Lessons

Since welcoming my son to the world more than 3 years ago, I’ve become much more familiar with the wonderful wisdom of Dr. Seuss. Prior to having my own child, my experience with Dr. Seuss was the book “Oh, the Places You’ll Go” that I received on my high school graduation day. I had read…
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Here’s Why Every Kid Should Aspire To Be Like Carson Wentz

My two-and-a-half year old son loves football. We’re not entirely sure where it came from, because we aren’t diehard fans. You won’t find any NFL jerseys in our closet, but you will see some NDSU apparel. So my son’s love of the sport is something of a mystery, but we’re enjoying watching it bloom along…
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My Epic Christmas/Valentine’s Fail… 2 Months In The Making

I don’t always share the minute details of my life here. I’ve tended toward topics I’m genuinely interested in like grammar, editing, history, etc. (wow, am I a nerd or what?), with an occasional personal insight thrown in about my first experience ice skating or parenting a toddler. My topics are chosen carefully, cultivated thoughtfully.…
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2015 Review: My Most Popular Posts

The end of one year always invites retrospection and remembering. One year ago, I was working for a different company, making ambitious plans for a memorable 2015. Today, I am working for Forum Communications Company (again!) at a job I love and enjoy every day, and I can’t believe all that has changed in just…
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Why I Don’t Say I’m In Love With My Son

Before I ever became a mother, I saw myriad posts and comments from parents about being in love with their child, or about falling in love with their newborn. While these sentiments sound wonderful and heartfelt, I have made the conscious decision never to say those words about my child. Why? Because I didn’t fall…
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