Awesome Mom Moment #5: What Two Tiny Girls Made Me Realize

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On August 16, 2001, my first daughter, Elyssa Nicolette Alvey, was born in Evansville, Indiana. She was a bright-blue-eyed, blond haired, little girl. She weighed 5 pounds and 4 ounces. She was 19 ¾ inches long. On September 22, 2003, my second daughter, Abigail Alexis Alvey, was born in Huntingburg, Indiana. She was a bright-blue-eyed, brown haired, little girl. She weighed … [Read more...]

Recipe: Marcy’s Chicken Taco Soup

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Sooo, as I was getting content for my site together, I asked my friend Marcy to guest blog every so often. It was also my way to trick her into sending me her mega-delicious taco soup recipe. But, it was back in the Winter, so you might not be all that into soups right now. Either way, this needs shared because it'll blow your face off with deliciousness.  Recipe from Marcy … [Read more...]

I’m Sick of My Boyfriend Being a Fitness Freak

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Shawnda, I know you're all about working out and staying fit. I'm really hoping you can tell me what to do about this. Recently, my boyfriend has become a health nut. I'm so sick of him trying to get me to do the same. I can't eat cheese or pour a glass of wine without him getting on me about it. I don't feel that I'm overweight or unhealthy...but, him bothering me about … [Read more...]

Awesome Mom Moment #4: A Love Stronger Than Ever Imagined

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Being that I'm a first time mom and my son is only 6 months old, I can't pick "a moment" that stands out. At this stage everything makes me overflow with pride and happiness. Things such as when he laughs and laughs hard at me, his daddy or the dog, when he eats his baby food and makes a funny face, when he is finished with his bottle at 3am and curls into my side to fall … [Read more...]

My “Bob’s Booty”

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This article originally appeared as a guest post from Shawnda on the Bob's Gym blog on March 5, 2013. \\ I’ve always been weird about wearing tight clothes and bikini’s. I mean even when I was in high school and a size 5…I had major insecurities about my body. Fast forward 10 years, I have my son, and I gain 92 lbs. in the process. Wow-za. I remember I would constantly … [Read more...]