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New Year New Me!

New Year New Me!

Happy 2017 everyone! In this new year, I have come up with a few resolutions. Besides the usual be healthier resolution everyone goes for, I have resolved to also say yes to myself more. I found myself saying no to some things I had really wanted because my friends didn't know if it was a good idea. The biggest ...

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The Simple Things

The Simple Things

I've always had a tumultuous relationship with my mother. Last Friday was the anniversary of her passing, and I've never felt more connected. I could really feel like she was watching upon me, with the tender, loving look that I would get so seldomly, but that would fill my heart with joy in an instant. She's ...

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A New Chapter

A New Chapter

The past few days have been intense: getting into the new house, finding the right furniture and taking care of the baby. I was so stressed out, I felt a little hopeless at times. It took a heavy dose of news coverage about the Syrian immigrants to put everything in perspective and make me feel totally selfish for ...

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