Tag: motherhood

Celebrating the Unseen Work of Motherhood

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  I always look forward to the first signs of spring. As the sun shines a little longer each day, the trees begin to bud,...

Confession :: I Don’t Mind the Mom the Pandemic Has Made...

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March 11, 2020 was my last normal day. It's been nearly a year of this pandemic (even longer for some), and it seems like...

{microblog} Mom Mentors

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Let’s chat about mom mentors…Motherhood has many challenges from anxiety in parenting to struggles in marriage. The last thing we need is judgmental advice...

Creating Margin :: What Can I Say No To?

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What can I say no to? It’s the question on my mind every August. As summer starts to wind down and all the activities and...

Be Their Calm

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Looming, it towers; casting a chilly shadow. A monster wave of desire unmet. Instead of reaching for the buoyant boat of self-control, a tiny...

Five Tips for Finding Your Mom Icon

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I was flipping through the pages of a magazine, admiring the silhouettes of clothes I’ll never be able to wear, reading the stories of...

Going One Day “Without” Mom

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My name is Kelly, and I have a strong-willed daughter. There really needs to be a support group, but as there is not, I...

The Case for Hope in 2020

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As some of you reading may know, my 2019 was less than ideal. I came up with some ways to care for myself, with...

National Foster Care Month :: Spilling the Tea

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May is National Foster Care Month, so when the opportunity arose that I could write about it I was so thrilled. Foster care is...

Girl, You Got This! :: Rediscovering Your Power After Divorce

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I recently bought a shirt for my daughter that read, "Girl, You Got This!" My inner Spice Girl came out and I was all...

Why You Need a Mom Friend, NOW

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Motherhood can be such a lonely journey and we all need some sort of community to surround us. Motherhood is a sisterhood. Merriam-Webster Dictionary...

You Might Be About to Have Baby If…

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I'm about to have a baby any day now, and my favorite pastime has become obsessing over labor signs and symptoms (or in my...