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On the End of Summer

My little girl mumbles in her sleep as I write this in the pitch black bedroom. I stop for a second to make sure that she’s not calling my name. 153 more words



“A portrait of my children, once a week, every week, in 2014.”

Kressa at 3 months

He loves bubbles, especially chasing them around and trying to pop them, which is a great way for him to burn off some energy.


Insides Outsides...Reprised

You know that saying, “Don’t compare your insides to someone else’s outsides“?  It’s a great saying.  One of the best.  Right up there with “ 462 more words


Be Her Voice of Strength and Love; Why I placed

Reading articles on late term abortions and studying for my 201 crisis pregnancy certification just reiterates why I want to be an adoption coordinator.
I am a birth mom, I am naturally bias to the mother placing the child because it is those shoes I have filled and that I still walk in today. 631 more words


‘’Wife Material’’

I just read an article about what men are looking for in a wife.

I am sorry if this sounds like a rant but it really disturbs and annoys me how there is always information for what women need to do to land a man, and how to keep a man, how to satisfy a man, how to not put your kids above your man and the amount of information on this topic is boundless. 430 more words

In the groove.

It’s been the first full week of school, which means the return of daily structure and routine.  I know it’s good to have, I know Edie craves it, but after a summer of no structure, not only does it seem slightly overrated, it’s also slightly shocking to acclimate to.  515 more words

Another Day In The Life

What Becoming A Mother Taught Me About Writing (And What Writing Taught Me About Being A Mother)

A piece by Michelle Herman

I started out thinking I didn’t want to have children — or, rather, that I could not be both a writer… 1,071 more words