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No More Excuses: A Reminder to Put In The Work

January 14, 2018 | 1 Comment

“Do as I say, not as I do.” I had an epiphany last night. My 9 year old daughter and I had a serious talk about her grades, and the amount of effort she’s been putting into her schoolwork. She’s creative and intelligent, but also not necessarily motivated by “good grades”. Rather than ask for help…

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Meet Ashley!

Sober mom, writer, and website designer/developer
My sobriety date is May 6, 2015, and I write to share my experience, strength, and hope in recovery. I'm not here to reinvent the wheel or tell you what to do. I'm here to show that sober living is possible, even for this retired blackout artist.

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5 Months Sober: This Gets Boring Sometimes

October 20, 2015

I can be thankful to be sober, I can enjoy being sober, and I can also be bored. It’s ok…

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Designing and developing websites is my jamLearning to build websites changed my life. If you're an entrepreneur in recovery especially, I know there's a whole other level of challenges that go with that.

Whether in recovery or not though, if your website could use an overhaul (or an initial build, maintenance, whatever the case may be) I'm your huckleberry. Check out my portfolio, pricing, etc at my other site, Serenity Web Solutions. Or cut right to the chase and contact me!