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Grateful and Still Waiting for Baby Number Two

This month marks two years since my husband and I started trying for baby number two. Two years later and still no sign of baby number two. We have a diagnosis, and we have a plan of action. I am also beginning to talk more openly about our infertility, which is not always easy.  One […]

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An Honest Look at #MomFail

At a recent MOPS meeting, we played a little ice breaker called “Mom Guilt Bingo.” Our cards were filled with things we don’t brag about and that you won’t find on our Instagram feeds (i.e. won’t buy my kids a puppy, uses disposable diapers, TV is my babysitter). As I read through my card, I […]

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5 Things a Veteran Mom Wants You to Know

5 Things a Veteran Mom Wants You to Know

We all know at least one veteran. Maybe you have a close relationship with one or hold a mere acquaintance with another. Maybe you know of someone’s son or daughter that’s a veteran or maybe you are a veteran. Whatever the case may be its safe to say that after 9-11 (hard to believe it’s […]

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Uncertainty: Six Things We Can Teach Our Children

It’s difficult to process all the emotions that we experience when tragedy strikes. Whether it affects us directly or indirectly it can be challenging to cope with and understand. It seems that tragic events have been happening more frequently everywhere you turn. Natural disasters have struck around the world, and — if that isn’t bad […]

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I’m the Worst Mom Ever

His large, blue eyes searched me for reassurance. I put both hands up, signaling him to stay calm, pretending I was fully aware of what was going on. I swallowed deeply and watched as he sat towards the back of his first Taekwondo test, observing the other participants going up to receive their new belt […]

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I Had a Miscarriage

The first week of October has arrived and left. As sit here and type my thoughts out, I realize that I still somehow feeling like it’s still the middle of March and have trouble wrapping my head around all of the past few months’ events. As a mother to three toddlers, I am busy and […]

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