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The Power of a Story {OKC Community Spotlight}

Marcia was just like all of us, excited to have her first child, until she received the news of complications.  Her daughter in utero , was diagnosed with Down syndrome and hydrocephalus. She was told her daughter would most likely, not survive.  Marcia didn’t care what doctors said, she was planning and looking forward to […]

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OKC Spotlight: The YWCA {Domestic Violence Awareness Month}

In honor of Domestic Violence Month, I’d like to highlight the extraordinary work of YWCA Oklahoma City, which has been serving the community since 1907. Many people are unaware of the epidemic statistics related to domestic violence in Oklahoma.  Today, Oklahoma ranks fourth for the number of women killed at the hands of men in this country. […]

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Oklahoma Car Seat Safety Week

Have you ever had your child’s car seat or booster checked by a professional?  Huh, a professional what?  A professional car seat technician is also called a Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST).  Now is your chance to have your seat checked!  It’s Child Passenger Safety Week!  Child Passenger Safety Week is intended to generate awareness about child […]

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Losing my Dad to Alzheimer’s Disease Broke My Heart

My Dad, the ever-optimist and leader of our family, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease in 2001.   Let me tell you about my Dad.  My Dad’s smile would light up a room.  He was almost always positive and if you asked him how his day was going, he would likely reply “Fantastic, but it’s getting better!” He was […]

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Pass It On – More Than a Consignment Sale

Disclaimer: We have partnered with non-profit organization, Lilyfield, to bring you information about their spring consignment sale, Pass It On, which benefits foster care and adoption in our community.  It's a New Year, and with all of the gifts my kids got for Christmas, it's time to clean out the clutter and the clothes they have [...]
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Our Hearing Journey: Hearts for Hearing {Sponsored Post}

Disclaimer:  This is a sponsored post for Hearts for Hearing written by Amanda Watson, who has had personal experience with this non-profit in Oklahoma City. We hope you are encouraged by her story. Everything was ready. The bags were packed, the nursery perfect, and the car seat installed. Our first little one was going to […]

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OKC Spotlight: Kids Joining Eternity

At Oklahoma City Moms Blog we feel there are incredible not-for-profit organizations and resources right here in our community. They support different needs of OKC families, mothers, and children and we’d like to help spread the word about them.  Here is a little bit more information about one of these organizations:: Kids Joining Eternity. By Melanie Edwards, Co-Founder and […]

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{OKC Spotlight} McBride Foundation

At Oklahoma City Moms Blog we feel there are incredible not-for-profit organizations and resources right here in our community. They support different needs of OKC families, mothers, and children and we’d like to help spread the word about them.  Here is a little bit more information about one of these organizations:: McBride Foundation. Written by Leslie Russell, McBride Foundation […]

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