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Hello and welcome to our new family blog! The holidays are quietly behind us now and a beautiful new year lies before us. Like many stay-at-home moms, I've tried to "do it all"...the supermom gig...and like many stay-at-home moms, I found that my cape is becoming tattered, my super powers a bit weak, and I need a vacation at the cave of restorative powers for said supermoms. Maybe it has something to do with the fact that I am 43 and my youngest is 5...hmmm...that cave is looking more ideal by the moment....yeah, definitely making a reservation at the cave...
So while at the cave, I have made some major life decisions. I am actually going to put myself first this year (not in a diva...you can have your mac & cheese after I have my filet mignon & champagne...kind of way, but in a "wow, I love who I am and this makes me a better mom" kind of way.) Yeah, I know, this is old news...we all know we need to put ourselves first, yada yada yada...but, as per usual...I tossed that memo on my very cluttered desk and it's been missing for a bit. Well it's time to clean up the clutter, simplify, clarify & edit. (oh, and lose some weight too...like many pounds....ugh...) So, off I go to follow the yellow brick road...oh, and travelers are welcome! What's the worst that can happen? We make some friends, get the giggles, lift some spirits, inspire one and other? Doesn't sound so bad to me!

Farewell, 2008! Onward to 2009 and all it's promise!

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