Ad: Walking the Walk with a Food Donation from Tyson #SummerofGiving

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I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This post about community involvement has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. This kid of mine, he’s a foodie for sure. He’s never happier than when he’s planting, picking or eating. And fruits and veggies? No…

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A Big, Buttery Nugget of Mom Shame

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I woke up with a searing headache and a foot to the face. After working on a freelance project until 3am, I was up and at ’em at 6am with two kids who don’t seem to understand the concept of actual sleep. The house was atrocious since the garden is up and my husband is planting and…

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3 Easy Ways to Kick the Distracted Driving Habit #DecidetoDrive

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A bunch of years ago, I was in a car accident at a busy intersection. I was stopped at a red light, and as I glanced up in my rearview mirror, I saw a car coming at me. I could see that the driver was looking at something in the car, with her head turned…

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The Big But Complex

The Big But Complex

Being a parent makes a person highly aware. Aware of middle-of-the-night breathing, the size of the cut-up carrot chunks, the ingredients in fruit snacks. It also makes us highly aware of our own behavior, and if you’re me, your flaws. There’s one, in particular, that I like to call the “But Complex.”