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    Thank God I Failed Geometry: Part Two

    The first part of our love story seemed like a teenage fairytale, two kids completely in love with blinders on. We broke up because we needed to grow, not because we fell out of…

    August 15, 2020
  • Mommy Mania Teacher Tales

    Am I Successful?

    Not to toot my own horn, but I was a darn good teacher. I got a thrill when my students got a new concept or went up a reading level. I stayed awake at…

    January 24, 2020
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    Thank God I Failed Geometry: Part One

    I had to switch math classes my junior year in high school because I was failing Honors Geometry. I had a brain for Algebra but just could not comprehend the concept of shapes. So,…

    December 6, 2019
  • Mommy Mania Pregnancy

    Hospital Bag Round 2

    I had definitely learned my lesson from Winifred’s birth: less is more! I had read every mommy blog and Pinterest article out there and had packed every single thing I might need. I used about 1/10…

    November 12, 2019
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    Surviving, Not Thriving

    So, you just had a baby. One of the biggest things in your life has happened and everything in your world is completely different. After one day in the hospital, they let you leave…

    October 30, 2019
  • Mommy Mania Organization

    2 Under 2 Necessities

    The Haaka– Y’all. Run, do not walk to get this bad boy. The Haaka is a suctioning  mini-pump you attach to the breast your baby is not feeding from. It catches the milk from…

    October 21, 2019
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    Eating for Two, Healing for One

    I’ve struggled with some form of disordered eating since elementary school. I remember being in 5th grade, comparing myself to the “skinny” girls. I would wonder what it was like to look like they…

    October 17, 2019
  • Mommy Mania Pregnancy

    38 Weeks with Daphne Grace

    How far along? 38 Weeks Baby is the size of a: Pomeranian (lol what) Total weight gain: another lol, I calculated wrong so I’ve gained about 20 lbs the whole pregnancy Baby Development: Daphne Grace…

    September 23, 2019
  • Mommy Mania Pregnancy

    37 Weeks with Daphne Grace

    How far along? 37 weeks Baby is the size of a: Honeydew Melon Total weight gain: 17 lbs. (took full advantage of carbs this week for SURE) Baby Development: Daphne Grace is still giant and…

    September 20, 2019