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Author Archive | Ashton Kelly

Let Me Make My Own Mistakes

Let Me Make My Own Mistakes

Everyone has an opinion about weddings and babies. Fortunately, the time leading up to and the actual wedding itself are short in comparison to the minimum eighteen years of child rearing. As a new mom, I often turn to my trusted veterans for advice and guidance when I’m at my wits end. The sisterhood of […]

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Memories

Memories Never End

Vacation is never long enough. Some people look forward to coming home after a fun trip but I find myself never wanting to leave. The carefree times when we can all be together from sunrise to sunset are truly my favorite. Whether we’re being lazy and lounging around the house or traveling to a distant […]

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Unprepared for Motherhood

Unprepared for Motherhood

I was so unprepared for motherhood. Nothing prepares you. Sure you can read the books, go to the classes and seek advice from veteran mommas. But until you are holding your baby for the first time, dealing with the sleepless nights, milk supply issues, first ear infection, overwhelming love and all of the other milestones […]

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FinallyHome

Finally Home

  I am not a native born Phoenician. I’m a transplant, just like many others who call the Valley home. I was born and raised in Illinois. I’m not talking Chicago either, which is what most people think when they hear Illinois. Oh no, I’m from small town America. There were 100 people in my […]

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