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Tropical Storm Joy: Why Changing Your “We Can’ts” To “Why Nots” Will Add More Joy To Your Nights

I’ve been working on this blog for less than a month and already it’s causing a shift towards more joy in my life. Tonight as the boys and I were wrapping up dinner, the ominous navy sky broke open to sheets of pouring rain. Tropical Storm Emily had graced us with her presence yet again. I don’t remember exactly how it came to be but we all, dogs included, ended up out…

Surviving (Barely) A Night With My Two Little Boys

5:57pm. Time to get ready for battle. Hair goes into a ponytail. I pee because I have no idea when I will have the chance again. Phone in the back pocket for emergency FaceTime calls. I’m ready. With a 23-pound baby in one arm, I use the other to carry a motorized toddler car, a monster truck, handfuls of leaves. I get hit in the head with a rake and dodge a…