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I’m Not a Cool Mom…And That’s Okay!

Maybe you haven’t been as lucky as me—to have it pointed out that you’re really not very cool.  Or to hear about some other person’s mother, who is way cool.  441 more words

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When Mommies Get in the Boxing Ring

It started with my firstborn child—my parenting skills questioned.  Who else to blame when that sweet angelic face started spewing out spit. And in that Sylvester the cat sounding voice would yell, “Dut up dupid!” (Translation:  Shut up stupid). 633 more words

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A Mother’s Calling for Her Sons

April is a special month in our family.  We celebrated my boys’ birthdays—one turned 20 and the other 15.  Mother/son relationships ebb and flow with time.  518 more words

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Unmet Expectations

I don’t know about you, but when I have expectations that aren’t met, it can feel like a slap in the face.  Because with expectation comes anticipation…good or bad, it’s at least something you can prepare for. 500 more words

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Don’t Let “Moments” Define You

Can I be real with you?  There have been times when I sit down to write a blog and doubts begin to swirl in my mind.  419 more words

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The Nesting Instinct

Lately I’ve been fascinated with the whole “nesting” instinct that can take over women.  In case you’re wondering, yes, I am expecting.  But before you get too excited (or shake your head in wonder), it’s not a baby.  416 more words

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