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May 5, 2014

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Need ideas for summer educational activities. Click here for my latest Ask Amanda column!

Feb 1, 2013

Momagama and TheMommaFiles

I was recently asked to write for a new hyperlocal site called

Take a look at my first article!

Nov 29, 2012

When I grow up

I love the entire Bachelor franchise. The drama, the screaming, the crying. My husband and I can’t get enough.

I laugh as the current “chosen one” weeps, telling the cameras that they are in love with two people, they cannot decide between these two amazing men or women.

I have the same problem, except I am actually in love twice. However, it is not with people, it is with my careers. When I first entered a classroom, I fell in love. I never thought I could love anything more. Then, I started writing and I fell in love again. I couldn’t be happier.

As my writing develops, I look for mentors, blogs I love, writers I want to emulate. My 3 Little Birds is one of my favorites, as is its writer, Mary Lauren. Her latest post is just amazing; I relate to her journey to become a writer, though she is much more advanced than me. I relate to her journey of being a mother, though I am two children behind her. Please read her stories, her insights are incredible and her words are inspirational to say the least.

Though we are quite close in age, she is wise beyond her years. When I grow up, I want to be just like her …

Aug 1, 2012


I posted the following entry last July and wanted to post it again as we are all in back to school mode (Yes, it is just August 1st!).


Jun 12, 2012

Daddy Dearest

I have accepted that my son and my husband are best friends.  In fact, I love it. I just wish that Jack and I could be best friends when I am trying to change him, feed him, discipline him or “anything else” him. Continue reading »

Feb 28, 2012
amanda Article

I recently began writing for the Here is my first article.

March is the month for reading — not that every month isn’t important for reading but this month is especially important. Let me tell you why. And how you can partake in the fun right in your own backyard.

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