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Dealing With Loss As a Mother

The last conversation I had with my brother was the week before Christmas. I was driving home from work, talking about what to get our niece. “Alright, I gotta go, I’m off to the gym,” he said. “Okay, I’ll talk to you later, Love you.” “I love you, too.” It’s how we usually ended conversations. He […]

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The Joy of my Kid Sister

There are ten years between my youngest sister and myself.  When I was growing up, this meant that I remember when she was born, well, when she came home.  I remember how I put down my copy of The Hobbit and looked at this rosy cheeked infant wrapped in a blanket while the social worker […]

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Turning Good-Bye Into Welcome Home

Good-bye is never easy. The good-bye that led us to Florida was harder than most. My husband, Mark, and I have a blended family. We each have two children from a previous marriage, and we have a daughter together. When my husband was first approached with an amazing career opportunity that required an out-of-state move, […]

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How many kids?

At some point in motherhood or even before we enter motherhood we may face the question of how many kids should we have? This is a question some couples know the answer to even before they decide to get married and for some it isn’t a question at all due to medical concerns or infertility. […]

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3 Little Men and A Little Mommy

“So there’s this boy who’s stolen my heart. He calls me Mommy.” I remember the day we found out we were pregnant for the first time. It was exciting, scary and joyous all at once. We felt truly blessed. Our whole families were excited and we even had a nice gender reveal. Half of loved […]

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An Open Letter to the Men in My Life

            An open letter to the men in my life on this Father’s Day:   Dad, You are a father and a Papa. Watching you play with my kids is like peeking through a window into my own childhood. I get a smile on my face as I see you playing the same games I […]

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For Better or Worse

With Father’s Day coming up it got me thinking about fathers post kids vs. mothers post kids. What is Father’s Day? Is it a made up holiday as they say that the greeting card companies founded? Or is it a reminder of the men who helped create our amazing offspring and give them praise. I […]

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