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When Mom Life Feels Lonely

When you’re a mom, especially to littles, you’re never really alone. Even bathroom breaks aren’t solo experiences, and if you think for a moment that it is, the silence is interrupted by a tiny hand pounding on the door. Despite this “never alone” kind of situation we find ourselves in, it’s still quite possible to […]

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This is What ALS Means to a Family

Do you remember the ice bucket challenge? I do. That was about the only thing I remembered in regards to ALS, until winter 2015. ALS, also called Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a nervous system disease that ultimately weakens the muscles and impacts, eventually depleting completely, physical function. With ALS, nerve cells break down and reduce functionality in muscles. […]

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But What About Mom?

I read a LOT of articles about parenting, and babies, and what to do, and what not to do. I mean, I’m a 30-year-old mom. I’m kind of their target audience. I read articles about co-sleeping (we don’t do it), and so-called natural birth (ha), and breastfeeding (I do it six million times a day) […]

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A Simple Mother’s Day Only, Please

First of all, let me be one of the first to say … NOW, let me remind you that we are all different. We do different things. We like different things. We live different lives. That’s how it’s supposed to be. Differences are natural! Unfortunately, so is comparison. My advice: stop comparing and enjoy the […]

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HELLO my name i̶s̶ isn’t Mom

The doorbell rang. I took a deep breath before my husband and I answered it together. We opened it to a brown-eyed, speckled, ten-year-old boy in a Star Wars t-shirt. Next to him was his foster mom who said “Isaac, these are my friends, Brandon and Janelle. They’re going to watch you tonight while I’m […]

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