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Martial Arts for Kids: Why I Love It!

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I always worried about having kids who were sports nuts. I am definitely not athletic, although I tried when I was growing up, in order to be included in activities. I played soccer, basketball and volleyball. Soccer lasted about a year, did not enjoy it. Basketball was longer, I really …

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One and Done


I’m supposed to be 2 months pregnant by now on baby #2. My husband and I have always talked about having two kids. We have an 18-month-old girl now. I got my dental health in check and got in with an OB/GYN in town for a preconception visit. We had our …

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Calling All Geek Girls!


Are you waiting for your Hogwarts letter? Do you count down to the next Game of Thrones episode? Can you finish the following sentence: time is a big ball of wibbly wobbly…?   Do you love browsing bookstores for the intoxicating smell of paper and ink? Can you tell me …

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The Dolan Class Project Changed My Life

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I am a twenty-seven-year-old woman learning to navigate the automotive world one day, more like one hour, at a time. As the Community Outreach Coordinator for Dolan Auto Group, I spend my days running, literally, back and forth between our four dealerships engaging with managers, customers, production crews, coworkers, our …

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Snow Cone Perspective


For Christmas this year, my mom took me and my oldest daughter on a cruise to Mexico. She did not invite my husband or my other kids, which might seem cruel, but really she was attempting to have a special mother-daughter, mother-daughter trip. And indeed it was. We had a …

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