There’s Just Something about “Daddy”…

By Ashley Willis on August 22, 2016

The word “Daddy” instantly gives us a feeling.  For some, we can only think of good things, fond memories, and lots of love.  For others, it evokes feelings of rejection, disappointment, and pain.  However we slice it, “Daddy” means something…

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4 Ways Women Have an AFFAIR

By Ashley Willis on August 19, 2016

My husband recently wrote a blog called, “3 Ways Men Have Affairs,” and there was quite a reaction from both men and women.  We often assume that having an “affair” is sleeping with someone other than our spouse, but an affair occurs…

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4 Amazing Olympic Moments that Show Humanity at its BEST

By Ashley Willis on August 17, 2016

If you’ve been watching the Olympics in Rio, then you know this year has been packed full of some epic, heart-warming moments.  And, I’m not just talking about gold medals or dramatic upsets.  I’ve loved seeing humanity at its best–helping…

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4 Reasons Why Being a THIRTY-SOMETHING is AWESOME

By Ashley Willis on August 16, 2016

I remember my mom watching a show called “Thirty-Something” when I was growing up.  I thought that it had one of the weirdest titles ever.  When she told me that they gave the show this name because it was centered…

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6 Simple Ways to Conquer the CRAZY SCHOOL MORNINGS with Your Kids

By Ashley Willis on August 11, 2016

As the school year gets into full swing, it can be hard to adjust to the new routine–especially those crazy mornings.  It can be maddening at times, but it doesn’t have to be if we strive to stay ahead of…

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5 Ways Parents Unknowingly RAISE A BULLY and How to Stop It

By Ashley Willis on August 10, 2016

With a new school year upon us, it’s important that we talk to our kids about bullying.  According to Pacer’s National Bullying Prevention Center, one out of every four students say they have been bullied at school, but only 64 percent…

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MONEY AND MARRIAGE: 3 Important Things to Consider

By Ashley Willis on August 4, 2016

Embed from Getty Images According to a recent article on CNBC.com, financial strain causes more marital problems than just about anything else.  In one study, 35 percent of couples in crisis cited money issues as the root cause of their stress.…

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7 Things MOMS OF BOYS Probably Say Every Day

By Ashley Willis on August 2, 2016

Raising kids is a amazing adventure.  Whether we have boys or girls–or both–each gender group comes with unique challenges.  As a mother who only has boys–four to be exact–I’ve found that there are certain statements that I tend to say…

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When You are Living with Functional Depression and Anxiety

By Ashley Willis on July 28, 2016

According to the The Anxiety and Depression Association of America, “Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older, or 18% of the population. (Source: National Institute…

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For the Mom whose kids do GROSS STUFF…

By Ashley Willis on July 27, 2016

As a mom of four boys, I wouldn’t use the words “quiet” or “still” to describe the aura of our abode all too often.  My boys are amazing at so many things, but being quiet is not one of them.…

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