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Okay, first off (the way I start a rant); YOUR HAIR IS FRICKIN’ GORGE-GORGE!!! What a surprise when I clicked on the link! I SO want to go natural and short, but my the upkeep for me just won’t let me be great. Your look is right on time for hot summer days. Secondly, again – I love your post w/your family. It truly makes me smile. Thirdly – Akilah is totally yumz!! 🙂

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Love, love, love. A good friend once told me that every woman should have at least one daughter. I only have my one, adult son but I’ve always wondered how it would feel to bond w/a girl. I don’t think it really hit me until a few years ago, my friend and her daughter read a novel series together, then would climb in bed together @ night and discuss it. I have two sister & six brothers – my mom always favored the brothers, so there wasn’t a huge amount of ‘girl’ bonding there. Both you and A.Skye ROCK!! 🙂

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Sheena Tatum

Hey, I'm Sheena! I married my jr. high sweetheart and together, we raise three tiny humans in NW Indiana. I'm an introverted free-spirit and serial dreamer obsessed with all things tropical and carefree. I love inspiring others to live wholly and find beauty in the mundane. I don't always get it right, but I'll keep trying anyway. :) Email: [email protected]

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