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Jennifer Auer
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Talking about 9/11 with your children

What have you told your children about 9/11? Have you explained it to them and if so how?I wasn't yet a parent when the attacks of 9/11 happened and until now there was never a reason to explain it…Continue

Tags: terrorism, Day, Patriots, 9/11

Started Sep 11, 2015


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7 Good Excuses for Moms to Get a Colonoscopy

It's the day before my colonoscopy!

Why you might ask? I'm 42 and look relatively healthy. But the truth is I have Crohn's  Disease. I have for 20+ years. Colonoscopies are just one of the necessary evils I have to have done to be proactive and monitor my disease.

If you've heard anything about colonoscopies you heard about the prep. The prep, although getting better, is worse than the actual colonoscopy. It goes something like…


Posted on November 24, 2015 at 1:00pm

Friendsgiving, A Celebration of My Children's Friendships


Thanksgiving brings about a time where we are all feeling thankful for the people we love and have in our life. Friendships are no different. As I get older I learn to value the friendships my children and I have even more. But how do we teach our children to do the same?

Whether it's a friend my child has known for years or a new one they met this year on the soccer fields, all of these friendships are important and I want my children to learn to be thankful…


Posted on November 19, 2015 at 9:00am

What my Boys Learn From Having a Mom With Crohn's Disease

Being a mom is a tough job. Being a mom with a chronic condition, like Crohn's Disease, I have days when that job is even more difficult. As a mom, I have to keep going and I'm trying to do that in a way that helps my family grow as a result of my condition.

I have lived with Crohn's Disease for over 20 years, 11 of those as a mom. I'd say the good majority of those years my children had no idea that something was wrong with mommy. Crohn's is a silent disease. It's something I live…


Posted on November 4, 2015 at 12:00am

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