Carrie Morris, Ninja Mom Of The Month May 2009

By Nicole Mangina | May 12, 2009

Carrie and I have been friends for close to 15 years. She is one of my best friends and someone that I completely admire.  She is that great balance of drive and getting it done while truly caring about the people that she works with and making sure that she is creating the right experience…

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Success Is Never The Same The Second Time Around

By Nicole Mangina | May 11, 2009

Have you ever tried to loose weight by following a diet plan and had really amazing success only to fall off the wagon and when you tried it again it didn’t seem to work as well?  Why is that?  Doesn’t it seem like it should be the other way around? My theory is that the…

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Happy Mother’s Day!

By Nicole Mangina | May 10, 2009

I hope that all of you had a wonderful day today.  I am constantly amazed by our boys and who they are.  It is great to see their personalities develop and I feel so honored to be their mom.  If you ever have a day where you feel that you just are not getting it…

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Technology Is A Pain In My A@$!

By Nicole Mangina | May 8, 2009

I have spent the last 2 hours of my day trying to do various things on a computer that should have taken 10 minutes and I want those other 110 minutes back!  I typed a blog post in word a few days ago because I was working off line and just went to copy and…

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Who Are You A Fan Of ~ And Have You Told Them Lately?

By Nicole Mangina | May 5, 2009

Alex wrote his first fan letter yesterday.  He just got a book about R2-D2 from Star Wars and thinks that he is the greatest thing ever right now so he wanted to write him a letter.  We drew R2-D2 a picture and then Alex wrote him a note that said ‘R2-D2, You are so cool. …

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Ninja Mom Meeting Notes

By Nicole Mangina | May 2, 2009

Every few months I get together with some other real estate moms here in the area to chat about the market, find out what is working and gain insights on the things that we are struggling with.  We had a meeting yesterday and it was just great!  There were so many awesome ideas and insights that I…

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Awesome Mommy Moment

By Nicole Mangina | May 1, 2009

I have a gratitude journal that I write in every evening.  It is part of my nightly ritual, I get into bed and write down at least 5 things that I am grateful for that day.  Somewhere along the way it got nicknamed the ‘Happy Book’.  The other night when I was putting Alex to bed…

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Everyone Stop Touching The Mommy!

By Nicole Mangina | Apr 28, 2009

Do you ever want to crawl into a closet so that you can get some relief from all of the things coming at you?  I remember back when I was still nursing Ryan and after a day of running around taking care of clients with their real estate transactions and then coming home to get groped by…

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Just Roll With It

By Nicole Mangina | Apr 17, 2009

A domestic goddess I am not.  In fact my Dad used to tease me when I was single that it is a good thing that I turned out to be good in business because if I was waiting for a man to come along and marry me for my domestic abilities, well it just was…

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