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Best Christmas Present for Kids – Kidsport Burst GPS Watch

I struggled coming up with Christmas presents for my 7-year-old son, Landon this year. The ONLY thing he asked for was FIFA18 (a soccer video game) and the jerseys of some of his favorite soccer players. Literally all he cares about is playing soccer, watching soccer, going to soccer games, playing soccer videogames, and maybe… Continue reading Best Christmas Present for Kids – Kidsport Burst GPS Watch

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Going Gluten and Dairy Free

I recently cut gluten and dairy out of my diet. This may be a very controversial decision and there are a lot of loaded opinions for and against it, but it was a decision I made for myself, based on my own body. I am not a nutritionist or dietician or certified in anything, so… Continue reading Going Gluten and Dairy Free

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Widening My Reach and Expanding My Brand

I have been running this blog for over three years now. I absolutely love more and more every day. Writing is my form of expression. For quite a long time my posts and ability to write were almost non-existent. I worked 70+ hours a week and simply didn't have the time to write and keep… Continue reading Widening My Reach and Expanding My Brand

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Regarding U of L Basketball, The Scandal, The Sanctions and The Real Issue

I assume that just about everyone knows about the scandal and allegations revolving around the University of Louisville basketball team. In case you have been too busy Netflix and chilling, let me catch you up (briefly) before I state some of my opinions on the matter. A self-described "escort" named Katina Powell recently wrote and… Continue reading Regarding U of L Basketball, The Scandal, The Sanctions and The Real Issue

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Learning to Love Lexington

I am a Louisvillian in heart and soul. I was born and raised in Louisville, and while I left for awhile during college, I eventually went back. Growing up, I always thought I would end up somewhere else. In fact, I didn't want to end up in Louisville. But as I got older (and had… Continue reading Learning to Love Lexington

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A Gathering of Women for Peace…And My Realization

Today I attended a Women’s Interfaith Peace Discussion held by the Soka Gakkai International. The SGI is a Nichiren Buddhist organization to which I belong. About 2 years ago I began practicing Buddhism as a part of my daily life. But that is a whole other story! Back to the discussion meeting. A group of… Continue reading A Gathering of Women for Peace…And My Realization

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Sad and Difficult Decisions

I recently made the most difficult decision I have ever had to make. After months of stress, anxiety and feeling as though I was being treated unfairly, I resigned from my position as a kindergarten teacher. This was not a decision I took lightly. I dwelled on it. Dreaded going in for months. I became… Continue reading Sad and Difficult Decisions

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A Continuing Need for Change

As a white woman, I have been lucky enough not to encounter much discrimination in my life. I don’t fail to recognize the privilege under which I was born due to the color of my skin. I also don’t fail to recognize that I have at times, more than I would like to admit, held… Continue reading A Continuing Need for Change

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The Stigma of Mental Health

Mental health is just as important as physical health. I believe as a country we have put our health on the back burner and it is truly beginning to build up into a gigantic issue. Everyone knows that the United States leads the world in obesity rates. But, according to the National Institute of Mental… Continue reading The Stigma of Mental Health