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Mama, It’s Enough

Last Wednesday night was one of those nights. You know the feeling: too much to do, a missed deadline, mistakes, exhaustion, and a list of worries big and small. There was also a thunderstorm, and one of my kids is terrified of “scary under.”  So, instead of doing the 1,000 things on my to-do list, […]

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5 Lies Moms Tell Themselves

I looked around my house, frustrated with the never ending to-do list that I have running through my head. It unraveled like an old time roll call list. You know, the ones like scrolls that, upon opening, roll to the floor and just keep going and going. Yeah, that is what my list looked like […]

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What Cancer Gave

This past summer my husband took our daughter to her first Women’s College World Series game. Being nine months old, she really wasn’t going to remember anything about the experience, but it was a big deal for my husband. Due to work, I was unable to go. So I made them promise to send me […]

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He Calls Me “Ommy”

Some mothers enter motherhood through the miracle of pregnancy. Others through the arduous, yet deeply fulfilling, journey of adoption. Still others through the glorious magic of marriage. I entered this hallowed place through transition. I am a transgender mom living just north of Midtown in Oklahoma City. Okay, the only reason I included the superfluous […]

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