• How To Reduce Breast Cancer

    How To Reduce Breast Cancer

    This is a sponsored post in partnership with Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Program. Finding out that a loved one has cancer not only affects the person. It also impacts their family and friends. For years, I’ve had family members and long-time friends who’ve been diagnosed with cancer. Watching their body slowly give in to the sickness can be devastating. When I heard about the opportunity to share my thoughts through a survey conducted for the Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Program (BCERP) I said yes to participating. As one of the primary caregivers to my children, I’m always

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  • When Time Doesn’t Heal

    When Time Doesn’t Heal

    Living away from family and friends can take a toll on your mental health. Most of the time, you end up scrolling through social media in hopes of feeling connected to them.  But it’s not the same.  During my grandmother’s 80th, I was tagged on video by a family member. I stared at that 10-second video of my grandmother for a good 10 minutes just wishing I was there to celebrate with her. Slowly studying her reaction and what she might’ve said about the gifts she had received. I wish I was there before the party to help plan, set

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  • How To Celebrate Your Kid’s Next Birthday At Chuck E. Cheese’s

    How To Celebrate Your Kid’s Next Birthday At Chuck E. Cheese’s

    This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Chuck E. Cheese’s. The opinions and text are all mine. Memories of my childhood were brought back to life this weekend when I saw the look on our boys’ faces as we entered Chuck E. Cheese’s. Although this wasn’t their first visit, they loved the thought of celebrating their birthdays together at Chuck E. Cheese’s. Not having to set up decorations or deal with picky eaters was a blessing. I mean, who doesn’t love Chuck E. Cheese’s pizza? Even the adults were devouring the pizza and wings! After a

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