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5 Things I Would Tell My 20-Year-Old Self

With my 30th birthday next month ( I know this site is titled “Life At 30 Something” so yes I’ve been living a lie the past year), I have been reflecting often on the past ten years and all of the experiences I have had from going from a single girl in college, living with… Continue reading 5 Things I Would Tell My 20-Year-Old Self

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Defining Happily Ever After

  As a child, like many little girls, I was brought up watching Disney movies, and loved Disney Princesses. Life was going to be great. When I got older, I would marry my Prince Charming, who would be absolutely flawless, and we would live happily every after. Once high school came along, romantic comedies taught… Continue reading Defining Happily Ever After

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10 Country Songs I Can’t Get Out Of My Head

I have been listening to country music my whole adult life. I  truly cannot get enough of it. I love mainstream artists, like Luke Bryan and Tim McGraw, but lately I have been trying to listen to songs that are not over played on country radio. There are only so many times you can hear… Continue reading 10 Country Songs I Can’t Get Out Of My Head

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Take What You Need

At the beginning of August, I posted a 30 day photo challenge on Instagram. All posts were hash tagged #lifeat30something, so they could be grouped together. It was cool seeing different aspects of peoples lives, and their creativity. Instagram post  One post stood out to me above all others. It was day #10, and the… Continue reading Take What You Need

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Infertility: The Monthly Road To Hope

I remember sitting on the front porch with my mom, the summer after I graduated from high school. My friend had just had a baby, and my mom was reminiscing about when she was pregnant with me. I had always pictured myself as a mom, even as a kid. But that night was the first time… Continue reading Infertility: The Monthly Road To Hope

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A Letter To My Future Child

  Hi Honey, Pal, Baby Boy, Baby Girl, Buddy, or whatever nickname you will have from me, I am (trying to be) patiently waiting to meet you. You’re not even in my belly yet, but I still think about you all of the time. I dream about you. I wonder what you will be like.… Continue reading A Letter To My Future Child

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First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage, Then Comes Struggling To Conceive

As a sophomore in college, I was the girl that had a life plan. I’d graduate, move down south, fall in love, get married, and start a family by twenty-five. I did all of the above, but not the way I had originally planned. I graduated with a degree in communications, and fell in love with… Continue reading First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage, Then Comes Struggling To Conceive

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Being A Step Mom When You Have No Children Of Your Own

It was my first week at my new job. I was so excited to meet new people and have new opportunities. One day, while on break, I overheard a coworker talking about being a step parent. “ Being a step parent is awesome, because you don’t have to be a real parent.”  I was livid, but… Continue reading Being A Step Mom When You Have No Children Of Your Own