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Amber is currently a full-time wife and mom, whose past careers include journalism and bank management. When she isn't neck-deep in room-mom duties or laundry, she can be found in the driver's seat of her minivan chauffeuring her four girls to gymnastics and soccer. Grief warrior, football fanatic, collector of lip gloss, wannabe health nut, humor addict, completer of bucket lists, and drinker of coffee... music is her love language. Her three guinea pigs, two cats, and one dog think she walks on water.

You Need to Read This If Your Life Hasn’t Gone as Planned

October is my birthday month, and at nearly (cough) 39, I recently discovered that it’s OK to start over in my professional career. For the past

14 Ways to Save Time and Money on Family Meal Planning

When I first became a stay-at-home mom, my children were younger and fairly easy to please. At the time, I had an infant, a

All the Feels from This First-Time Mom of a Teenager

At the end of July, I will become the mom of a teenager. I am having a difficult time swallowing that thought: mom of

Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (MCTD) is an extremely rare autoimmune disease. In fact, it is so rare that no one knows what causes it,

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Simple Guidelines for Traveling With Kids and How to Enjoy It

Let’s just get this out in the open: vacationing with children is a daunting affair to think about. There’s planning and packing and food

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When Is Enough Enough For Your Competitive Athlete?

I am going to take a leap of faith and assume that every parent reading this wants the best for their children. Whether it’s

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What-Your-Grieving-Friend-Really-Wants-You-to-Know

When I first lost my mom, I had so many well-meaning friends and relatives offer help, advice, and words of encouragement. The outpouring of