Doing YOU after 40!

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There’s something about turning 40 that makes you start thinking differently. At least, that’s what happened to me. Two years ago, I turned 40. While dreading the impending big 4-0, I managed to handle it better than I thought. I...
My son has always been a climber, more content playing on the outside of his jumper than the inside at around seven months old. The jumper was trashed a good two months earlier than I was ready to depart...
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Imposter Syndrome

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"I feel like I have imposter syndrome with this new job," my good friend said over brunch while explaining the details of her new position. "What do you mean by imposter syndrome?" I asked while chewing on a french fry. "You...
Cropped hoodie...check. Neutral clothing...check. Stanley Cup...check. Nike Air Forces that match the backpack...check. Charged iPhone with matching background...check. Aesthetic on point...check. Using the word aesthetic all the time and in the wrong context...check, check. If I had to guess, this...
The last year before your last baby goes off to preschool, or the last year that your last baby is in preschool, or maybe it’s even the last year before your last baby goes to college. Wherever you are in...
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The Sensory-Seeking Child

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“Mama, I want you to hold me! Hold me now!” My 3.5-year-old son constantly needs to touch me. He often asks to be held and carried around the house even though he’s super tall and weighs almost 35 pounds. I...
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Thirty, Flirty, and Surviving

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This month, I turn 30. It got me thinking about the movie 13 Going on 30, which is almost 20 years old! In the movie, she wishes to be “thirty, flirty, and thriving” in her dream life, and I...
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Be Limitless

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Having children, a dog, and a home to take care of shouldn’t limit who you are as a woman. Be limitless.  I didn’t notice it right after I got married. I was still independent, working a 9-5 job. It was...
As my son prepares for his sophomore year of college, I cannot help but think back to last year. I read all the "must-do" and "must-bring" lists. However, there were still certain items we discovered somewhat by accident. These were...
Once upon a time, there was a shy, creative little girl growing up on the north shore of Long Island. She was always painting, writing, singing, and acting but never felt quite good enough. Insecurity, combined with the well-meaning...

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The Best Spots for Entertainment in Westchester County

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What mama doesn’t love a date night out with the hubby or a girls’ night out? Whether you’re searching for thrilling performances, captivating concerts,...