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Library Story-Time – It’s More Than Books

My oldest was born in Tennessee, but Syracuse is where I “became a mom.” Until my daughter was fifteen months old, we lived in temporary domestic locations or outside the US, so it wasn’t until we landed in CNY for the long term that I had the opportunity or inclination to seek out other mothers […]

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Veterans Day 2018 in CNY

Veterans Day is an official United States public holiday, observed annually on November 11, that honors military veterans; that is, persons who served in the United States Armed Forces. (Source: Wikipedia) In the Syracuse area, there are several organizations holding events to honor and celebrate veterans, to include the CNY Veterans Parade and Expo at […]

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Know The Game Before You Get Played

Gird you loins, ladies. We’re exploring the entrenched world of gender bias in the workplace. Yep, it’s a thing (still). Nope it’s probably not going anywhere anytime soon (le sigh). And no, this isn’t a he-man-hater post. So to keep with the gender entrenched talk, what’s better than a great offense? A stronger defense. Our […]

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live your dream

The Business of Motherhood

When I was a kid, I always dreamt of owning my own business. My mother always worked outside the home, and it didn’t occur to me until I was older that this wasn’t something all mothers did. I spent a lot of time with a babysitter, and when both of my parents were home at […]

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My Mom Is My Squad

My Mom is My “Squad”

Social media strikes again, because there seems to be a thing about “mom squads” or  “tribes” that makes me feel like I need to be a part of one. I guess I should be surrounding myself with like-minded friends who are also moms, to make me feel like I can take on the world, when […]

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