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Serendipity Indigo is the self-proclaimed Queen of Silver Linings. She frequently writes about the struggle to find the bright side on her blog Mother of Serendipity. Although raised a military brat, she's called New York City home for the last 16 years. Now a wife & stay at home mother to her two young Rebels she can be found ranting, raving, looking for unexpected treasures, and committing random acts of photography. Most of this randomness is shared on her Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and whatever other social medias the kids are into these days.

5 Things I Learned During my Breast MRI

I slid into a tube, on my knees, draped over a barrel. With my head tucked in, arms stretched ahead Super Girl style, my hooters hung out like socks on a clothesline.

Guess What I’m NOT Wearing on #WearYourPajamastoWorkDay

In a world where there is a day for everything, April 16th is apparently Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day. I mentioned to this to some friends (who happen to work in offices) and...

The Truth Is, I Don’t Know Your Struggle

I don’t know your struggle. This doesn’t mean I don’t care about it. I am glad to listen, should you chose to tell me. What it means is, I don’t have the experience of...

On St. Patrick’s Day, Just Spell it Right, For Luck’s Sake!

My intent here is more or less a PSA about the second thing I learned: Irish folks really cannot stand when Americans say St. Patty's Day on St. Patrick's Day.

Barbie Gets Real: Sheroes, #MoreRoleModels, a Trio of Inspiring Women

In recent years Barbie has been all about dolls made to represent badass females. I'm not just talking about Wonder Woman and Rey, or the gorgeous new collectible series from A Wrinkle in Time,...

School Sees The Light (After Students Organize Petition)

You may have read the story this week about a student at Penticton Secondary school in British Columbia who was being required by her school to wear long sleeves or face expulsion. We wanted...

Kids Can Give Hugs or Not…Let Them Set Their Own Boundaries

I’m a hugger. I’m also a smoocher, a tickler, and enjoy giving “airplanes” to anyone I can lift up. I’m a back rubbing, hand-holding, snuggle up next to people, happily play with your hair...

Finding Gifts for Fidgety Kids That Go Beyond Spinners

Everyone has sensory needs, preferences, and aversions that are entirely their own. Sensory processing describes how each of us uses all eight* of our senses to experience and interpret the world. (*That’s not a...

Really Stressed? Find Your Real Tribe

This Saturday I am doing something bold. I am going drive two hours to meet a couple of friends (who I met on the internet) and celebrate National Stress Awareness Day. Believe it or...

Practical Magic: Conjuring Peaceful Bedtimes

Saying goodnight to my daughter is always, um, an adventure. Some nights she is sugar and spice, sweetness and light; while fairy dust floats in the air, her pudgy little hands pull me down...