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Sharon Zuckerwar
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Sharon Zuckerwar is a mom, a wife, an educator, a health coach and a blogger in her free time. She’s busier than she needs to be but relishes in the life she attempts to create each day. She writes at www.MommyVerbs.com where she says she is:
“Doing my own therapy on the cheap, as a working Momma, a newly tattooed and just turned 40 year old who enjoys writing about life with X and Y (the kiddos) and Fix-It Felix (the best friend/partner/hubby), while playing fast and loose with punctuation…engaging each day…one action word at a time.”

Entries by Sharon Zuckerwar

How Do You Say Goodbye When He Doesn't Believe He's Dying?

(2) Comments | Posted October 14, 2014 | 11:15 AM

How do you say goodbye to someone who doesn't believe he's dying?

You don't. You don't get to say goodbye. You don't get to say what you mean to say, like John Mayer tells us to do.

You don't. You don't get to hear them say that they are...

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A Mom and Daughter on the Too Much-ness of Loose Teeth

(0) Comments | Posted January 28, 2014 | 4:53 PM

When my girl child was 9.5 months old, she still didn't have any teeth. She had all of the classic teething symptoms. Drooling. Fussiness. Trouble sleeping. As a matter of fact, she had all of the classic teething symptoms... for months.

I kept checking her gums. But nothing. No signs...

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Nourishment for Moms in 2014: Green Smoothies and Big Dreams

(0) Comments | Posted January 2, 2014 | 3:49 PM

This morning, I opened the fridge and pulled out some spinach, an avocado, a lime and a banana to make my favorite green smoothie.

It is the prettiest of greens and although it might not sound good to you, it really does taste great. Trust me.

I love to...

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Look Beyond the Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

(1) Comments | Posted November 27, 2013 | 3:55 PM

She looked at me with tired eyes and said, "Sometimes I look in the mirror and I don't recognize the face looking back."

This beautiful woman in her 70's and her mirror have come full circle.

I've had my own similar encounters with the looking glass over the...

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Hey Kids! It Is Not Always About You!

(0) Comments | Posted October 29, 2013 | 1:28 PM

Every now and then I find myself saying to the kiddos: "This is not about you. This is about (insert name here). I know you can do this."

I'm usually saying this to them when I need them to recognize that it is not my job, at that moment, to...

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Thanks Huffington Post. But I'm Still Just Mom.

(0) Comments | Posted October 26, 2013 | 1:00 AM

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Yesterday, a blog that I submitted to The Huffington Post was published. I screenshotted it. Yes, I did that.

A post that I wrote about pausing to find your pause button.

Published. As in online. On. The. Huffington. Post.

I immediately felt...

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How to Solve the Puzzle of Life in 6 Easy Steps (As Taught by My 4-Year-Old)

(0) Comments | Posted October 24, 2013 | 2:56 PM

I keep thinking about a phase that my son was going through a few months ago. He was 4 and he was really into puzzles.

Solving puzzles. Putting puzzles together. He would sit for the longest time and really work a puzzle. I loved watching him to do this.

I...

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Pause to Find your Pause: A Tired Working Momma's Transition to Just Mom

(3) Comments | Posted October 22, 2013 | 3:08 PM

I told you about the little guy across the street who hasn't started school yet.

How in the afternoon, he comes outside to wait for the bus. Sometimes for an entire hour. How he sits and waits.

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How he waits patiently with...

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