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Cara Sievers

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Cara is a freelance journalist and strategic communications consultant living in Germantown. Born in Illinois, she moved to Memphis at a young age; and, having moved away a few times for college, graduate school, and other adventures, she likes to joke that she’s moved TO Memphis more times than anyone she knows. Mom to the cutest little boys, Everett (March 2017) and Gavin (October 2018), and wife to Rob, who works as a financial planner, Cara is adjusting to her new gig as a stay-at-home mom after almost 20 years as a magazine editor and corporate communications practitioner. When not “momming” or consulting, Cara spends her time volunteering with the Junior League of Memphis, where she served on the Board of Directors for several years. Admittedly, Cara has an unreal obsession with escape rooms, an unhealthy addiction to Frappuccinos, and an uncontrollable desire to correct every grammar and punctuation mistake she sees. Learn more about Cara at https://carasievers.weebly.com/.

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I’m Done Apologizing for Being Myself
I hate to be all cliché about how wisdom comes with age – but it’s the truth. As I approach my 45th birthday, I can honestly say I’ve never been happier with who I am as a person. Are there things I need to work on? Sure. But there’s nothing like self-love despite your imperfections. […]
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Our Grandparents Are Disappearing
The latest U.S. Census Bureau figures show that the median age for first-time mothers in the United States is now 30. This average age is rising – and rising really quickly – considering some research listed the average as low as 23 in 1994. That was not that long ago. And while 30 is definitely […]
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10 Ways To Infuse Happiness Into Your Day
I’m no happiness guru, but I do try to stay positive. Dwelling in worry, negativity, and drama gets us nowhere. But in today’s world (and especially as a mama), we are faced with constant challenges. However, we all know the saying, “Life is 10 percent what happens to you and 90 percent how you respond […]
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Being a Mom Makes Me More Confident
We always talk about the stressors of being a mom; we have a lot to do and a lot to worry about. But, have you ever stopped to think about how being a mom also does something magical to your confidence? You know you can – and will – do anything for your child. It’s […]
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{Skincare} Friday Favorites by Cara
Makeup and skincare in Memphis in the summer is so, so hard, y’all. My face has been super dry – like painful dry – and the pool, the sun, and the heat don’t help. I haven’t always been the best caregiver for my skin. I’m one of those people who waited until her mid-40s to […]

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