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Notes From a Traveling Mom

A letter to my daughter for when she misses me—from a traveling mom My dear daughter, You are only four right now, and will not remember the times that Mommy was there for you when you were a baby, but as you get older, I’m sure you will remember the times that Mommy was not […]

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Dear Husband, You’re Not the Man I Married

Since I finally came clean a few months ago and confessed that I’m Not the Woman You Married…I’ve got another truth to speak… Husband, You’re Not the Man I Married. We often laugh and say that if someone would have sat us down on our wedding day and laid out a play-by-play of the next […]

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What to Do When Your Toddler Needs Glasses

My three year old had his well visit check-up a few months ago. They did the normal hearing and vision screening, but explained that his vision screening showed a slight variation from a normal screening, and recommended a pediatric ophthalmologist. We had his appointment a couple months later and the ophthalmologist did the cutest child-friendly […]

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In Defense of Offensive Comments

We’re moms. We put up with a lot. We take on a lot. We successfully wear a plethora of hats. We also complain about a lot. My favorite movie quote is: “I want you to want to do the dishes!” Just ask my husband. I’m completely guilty of riding the martyr train. I may even be the conductor on […]

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Why Age Doesn’t Matter

As I was skimming through Facebook one slow moving Monday morning, I found my finger’s mundane dance across my screen come to a halt over a shared post about the “best age to have children.” The article was shared by someone close to me, in an apparent attempt to justify their reasoning for not yet being […]

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