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Dear bloggers, Take a deep breath. Close your eyes, even. (Seriously try it, it feels nice.) In. Out. In. Out. Ahh, I’m feeling better already. When’s the last time you took a second to literally just close your eyes, breathe, and enjoy a moment of peace and calm? I’m writing [...] Read More....

April 21, 2017 By Lindsay | 22 Comments

When you’re a kid, making friends is pretty easy. From school, sports, and your mom setting up play dates for you, friends were always just kind of there for me, falling in my lap, so I never even thought about how to make friends. They were always present. Those friends [...] Read More....

February 9, 2017 By Lindsay | 7 Comments

Whenever I write or talk about why I kept my last name after marriage, I’m always prepared for the negative flood of comments and opinions, and in fact, I do enjoy it to an extent. I think it’s important to talk about topics with people who don’t necessarily understand or [...] Read More....

October 16, 2016 By Lindsay | 34 Comments

As I’m approaching the third trimester of my second pregnancy, my mind is focused on all the joys and excitement of new baby – how they just lay there, wherever you put them, all day for you to stare at them in complete awe and amazement. How their skin is [...] Read More....

October 9, 2016 By Lindsay | 11 Comments

I hear it from young girls, from high schoolers, from women who are engaged – it’s usually the same thing that goes something like this: “I always imagined my wedding would be like…,” or some variation to this extent. Since we were little, girls envision their perfect fairy tale wedding, [...] Read More....

September 14, 2016 By Lindsay | 18 Comments

Dear future students, You may not believe it, but as the summer is drawing to a close, I’m excited to get back into the classroom. I’m actually looking forward to meeting you, to learning your names, to teaching you strategies to write sophisticated papers, and to read those papers. As [...] Read More....

August 2, 2016 By Lindsay | 30 Comments

The hashtags #girlsboss and #bossbabe have swept social media, with 2,574,479 and 1,457,339 Instagram hits, respectively, to date. Women are using the tags on photos that demonstrate their professional or personal strength, fearlessness, successes, and ambition, always lifting up others in the process. The notion of girlboss and bossbabes has united [...] Read More....

July 29, 2016 By Lindsay | 66 Comments

We were driving down the winding, country road, my mother and I, on our way home from the store. The air conditioning was blasting on full, sending welcomed chilly surges to my otherwise sweltering body. It was about 95 degrees outside, but my pregnant body made it feel like it [...] Read More....

July 10, 2016 By Lindsay | 39 Comments

While I am only one teacher voicing one humble teacher’s opinion, this is a letter intended for high school students everywhere. Maybe this applies to you and maybe not. Maybe you read it and think back to your high school days and realize, “that was so me.” Maybe not. Either way, [...] Read More....

April 21, 2016 By Lindsay | 41 Comments

Do you remember in grammar school when “clubs” were all the rage? I was a founder of several exclusive clubs, which really upped my playground status- you had to know the secret password and everything. Then you move from student council and yearbook clubs in high school to sorority and [...] Read More....

April 19, 2016 By Lindsay | 41 Comments

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