The Truth about Detox Baths

I don’t bathe often.  And, when I say “not often”, I mean I haven’t bathed since I was almost 41 weeks pregnant with my now 7 YEAR OLD SON.  So, it’s been a while. **Let me clarify: I shower EVERY DAY.  But, I don’t really fit all that well in my tub, so the act…
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Speed Date!

            So, most of the people here are new and may not know anything ’bout me.  So, here’s 10 lesser known facts about me and what makes me tick: 1.  I get extreme anxiety when surrounded by clutter.  I will clean up – even when I’m not at my own…
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Curly Hair

Ever since I hit puberty, my hair has been curly.  During my two pregnancies, the curl changed a bit, but for the most part has been naturally curly.  The funny part is, until about 6 months ago, I straightened it EVERY DAY.  Round brush blow dry, flat iron and all.  Stick straight.  Unless I curled…
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Endless Awkward Stage

Note:  I’ve written and deleted this whole damn post, I don’t know, maybe 100 times.  Seems to easy, and yet so hard to write out.  Maybe because I still don’t have it all figured out.  Maybe because I’m scared.  Not sure.  But, today is the day that I’m going to push that silly little Publish…
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This is who I am

You’re new here?  Okay – let me fill you in so that you aren’t missing out on anything. So, obviously, my name is Stefanie Hageman.  Duh.  I am a wife – and have been for 9 wonderful years.  And, no, I’m not being sarcastic.  I am a mom – and have been to one degree or…
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Courage

Courage [kur-ij, kuhr-] noun 1. the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face difficulty,danger, pain, etc., without fear; bravery. I think it’s interesting when you look at the above picture in correlation with the Webster’s definition of courage.  Is it truly difficult, dangerous, or painful to be and own all that you…
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Worthy

Have you ever spent any time with a mime?  No, I don’t mean the mime performer that creeps people out when passed on the street.  I mean the person that never shows their true personality, but mimics the personality and mannerisms of the others around them.  We all know that one person. Well, for so…
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Comparison

    Comparison is the ultimate Joy-Killer.  Please don’t compare your back stage to someone else’s highlight reel.  It will smash your joy, and kill your happiness and contentment. In our community, my goal is to increase your happiness and fulfillment – not annihilate it.  Take heed. Click on the picture to watch the entire…
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Only the Successful

Everyone is self-made but only the successful will admit it.  -Les Brown This quote hits me particularly hard because for so long, I pointed the finger at someone or something else when things didn’t go my way.  And, of course, I always expected things to go my way even when I didn’t do a damn…
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