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Mom Confession: I Don’t Like Babies

I never thought I’d have kids. I didn’t want any. I never spent time picking out the perfect baby names or thinking about what they might look like. I never worried about carrying on any family legacy. I always thought I’d be perfectly content with being single and climbing the corporate ladder. But, in the […]

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Making Motherhood Memorable

Motherhood is filled with memorable milestones: baby’s first step, your preschooler’s first day at “big kid” school, graduation from 5th grade, your middle-schooler’s first band concert, and prom.  But what about the small, special, still-of-the-night moments of motherhood?  Will you remember those? I became a mother to a beautiful little girl in November of 2016.  […]

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Yep, My Toddler Still Has a Pacifier

I’ve heard all of the tips: “Cut the end off, then he won’t want it anymore.” “Let him throw it away himself. He will be fine!” “Just tell him it got lost. He will forget about it.” I’ve read the articles on how to get rid of it, talked to our pediatrician and other mamas […]

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Bruised But Not Broken: One Woman’s Journey to Her Child

Adoption. This is a subject with which many people hold opposing views, such as: “You should have biological children first.” “You should be open to any child joining your family.” “You won’t be able to love an adopted child in the same way as a biological child.” “You shouldn’t have preferences regarding gender, race, ethnicity, […]

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