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A Birthing Story

A Birthing Story In 2013, after a year of wedded bliss, my husband and I were expecting our first baby. In the early months of pregnancy, I enjoyed everything about growing life in my body. It left me feeling joyful and fulfilled. At the time of my pregnancy, I was ...
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In The Waiting Room

In The Waiting Room I spend a lot of my time in hospital waiting rooms. Our daughter was born with a number of congenital birth defects, which means we are usually in the hospital anywhere from 1 to 3 times a week. When you are the mother to a special ...
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Moments of Grace, The Gas Station

Moments of Grace, The Gas Station “There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle.” ~Albert Einstein On a Sunday afternoon in August I received the worst news a mother could hear. My 22 year ...
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Giving Moms High Fives

Giving Moms High Fives From our own experiences and from talking to so many other mothers in the community we have come to the conclusion that part of the reason moms don’t believe they should be appreciated is because they chose to have kids and they are selfless and it ...
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Multiball Activated

Multiball Activated As a mom of twins I’m often asked how I do it. I’m assuming it means manage two kids, who have just learned how to run but still don’t know how to listen, on my own. I always have to smirk and say I don’t really have a ...
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Nostalgia

Nostalgia It happened again. The older woman meets younger mama at her very wits end about to utterly lose her shit in grocery store aisle; older woman looks longingly at popsicle- and tear-stained small children and says to younger mama “Oh it goes so fast. Cherish them. They’re precious.” And ...
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“Momming It” as a 17-Year-Old Mom

“Momming It” as a 17-Year-Old Mom First, and mostly, I “mom the day” every day by just being present. As a young mom, that’s one of the things that I’ve had to tell myself is the first step to being a good mom. I didn’t have my now 7-year-old knowing ...
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Life Happens and Perfect Does Not Exist

Life Happens and Perfect Does Not Exist Oh my sweet wild ones. I am here to show you what human is. The proof you need that life happens and perfect does not exist. That homework assignment I was supposed to sign but didn’t? Yes, sometimes I can be absent minded ...
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The Joys & Challenges Of Blending A Family

The Joys & Challenges of Blending a Family “You are my stepmom, not my mom” rings in my ear when the fights get heated. Life starts to hit me in the face, and everything I do just doesn’t seem enough. “Blended family=A smooth and bumpy road” I’m always fighting for ...
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Momming The Day with Chronic Illness

Momming The Day with Chronic Illness What’s a day in the life of a mama who has a chronic illness like? Well it goes a little something like this. Little Clifford gets up multiple times a night demanding a bottle, he spits baby food in my face daily, just yesterday ...
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From MOM THE DAY

Mommed It™ (v) Nailed it, handled it, fixed it, did the best you could …Our whole lives, we’re taught that hard work does not go unnoticed. In school there are certificates and awards. If you play sports, theres the potential for a trophy, medal and/or scholarships. And when you enter ...
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