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Wednesday, 17 May 2017 08:04

Forced Couple Fun: Luna GR

Or, An Agenda for Date Night.

Wait. What?

The whole purpose of "forced couple fun" is to connect. Like many of you, Jason and I live busy lives. Yet connecting through the good, the bad and the ugly ignites the chemistry and reminds us why we're together.

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Wednesday, 10 May 2017 10:50

6 Best Words for Stressed Moms

I’ve had this blog idea floating around in my head for quite some time, and it seems fitting that I’m finally writing it with Mother’s Day just around the corner. My life is not dissimilar from other women I know who have small children. With three kids in school and sports, a husband who runs his own business, and working full time myself, the word “busy” is an understatement. At times, it feels downright chaotic.

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Wednesday, 10 May 2017 06:34

To the Moms in the Cafeteria

A few weeks ago, my son's elementary school held its annual "Muffins with Mom" event in the school cafeteria. It was my fifth, I think—not including that one year I missed because of a business trip. (How could I forget that guilt?)

On my ride to work afterward, I started thinking about motherhood and cafeterias. When you think about it, there are a lot of similarities. Both can feel lonely—and both can lead to new friendships. Both can be loud—and both can exude laughter. Both can be messy—and both can be fulfilling.

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Wednesday, 03 May 2017 10:17

I Am Intersex and I Am Here

"I am one of the two percent."

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Wednesday, 19 April 2017 11:02

Welkom to Tulip Time

I'm a Zeeland native—and while it may not be Holland, I was still raised on the tulips, elephant ears and wooden shoes of Tulip Time. Not to boast, but I even got half days of school because half of the student body was performing in the festivities anyway. (That's probably why we all spell "welkom" with a "k.")

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Wednesday, 12 April 2017 09:02

5 Reasons My Heart Belongs in Cannonsburg

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Cannonsburg, Michigan. Have you heard of it? It's OK if you haven't. It's a small community northeast of Grand Rapids. Some may say, "If you blink, you'll miss it." It really is that small. Sure, you can drive through it quickly, but what you see out your window will probably pique your interest. Spend more than a year in Cannonbsburg, and I promise you'll never forget it.

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Wednesday, 05 April 2017 07:06

Entrepreneurship Is a Way of Life

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If you're outside the business world, you may never have pondered entrepreneurship. If you're inside the business world, you may never have considered it as a philosophy of value to daily living.

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Many traditions are associated with "tying the knot." But did you know that one of the latest nuptial trends has to do with nature?

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Thursday, 09 March 2017 05:04

The Future is Female

"Gender equity is not a fad," said Amber Snow, Lead Talent Development Specialist at Amway.

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Wednesday, 01 March 2017 07:44

Why Faces Are So Important to Our Identity

It's obvious when a woman feels good about herself: She shows it. She carries herself with more confidence. She smiles. She is open to the world around her. She exudes warmth and friendliness. All simply because she's happy about her appearance.

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