I Saw the In My Shoes Exhibit

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Last week, I wrote about an exhibit called In My Shoes coming to the Milwaukee Public Library. Today I was able to see the exhibit in person. This exhibit is deigned to inspire meaningful conversations between parents and teens about their challenges and potential to use and abuse substances. There was a large sign near […]

An Exhibit: In My Shoes

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This week, a very special exhibit will open at the Milwaukee Public Library Central Location.  The exhibit is called “In My Shoes” and I am fascinated by it. I had a wonderful support system from my parents when I was young and also from my high school Sunday School teacher. I remember feeling pressured to […]

The Unfollow

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I’ve never unfollowed as many people and pages as I’ve done this week. It wasn’t you. It was those other people.  There’s something liberating about that Unfollow, Unfriend, or Unlike button. I’m cleaning house and it feels great! I’m getting my social media feeds back to what I want to see instead of what I […]


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This kid.   She got her hair done by my hair girl today. Washed and cut at the salon. Just like mom. She was a little apprehensive to start but I’d say she got over it.  I love how happy she is.  It was also awesome to walk by the women’s clinic and have an […]


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 Some days it really hits me that my girl has this amazing room and she only gets to play in it on the weekend. Weekdays are for ten hour school days, quick breakfasts and dinners and morning and bedtime routines. There’s not time to play for five whole days in a row. And sometimes […]