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my definition of success has changed

From the time I was little I dreamed of being extremely successful. At the time, success meant climbing the career ladder, living in a big city, and going on adventures. Let me tell you about my career journey. I graduated college with a degree in public communication — unsure of what doors that might open,… Continue reading my definition of success has changed

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everything really does happen for a reason

Sometimes you can’t see it, other times you don’t understand it, but everything happens for a reason. I truly believe this cliche one-liner always said to make someone feel better. Here’s why… Example 1: A week before I lost my grandfather and less than a month after we closed on our first home, I lost… Continue reading everything really does happen for a reason

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my promise to instill confidence in my future son

Inspiration can be found everywhere and yesterday I found it watching The Steve Harvey Show. I don’t normally watch the show, but I was home vegging out in front of the TV and found myself caught up in the guest he had on. She was a plus-size model and was explaining how she got started… Continue reading my promise to instill confidence in my future son

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why i chose to have a baby before getting married

HOW COULD I? The question everyone has been pondering since finding out the news that we’re (note, I didn’t say I) expecting a tiny bundle of joy this September: when are you getting married!? Well, let me tell you how I feel about that… and I’m probably speaking for most women who’ve gotten pregnant pre-nuptials.… Continue reading why i chose to have a baby before getting married