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From Faint Lines to Motherhood

I watched as the two lines slowly appeared on the test. They were faint, yet blaring. “You’re pregnant” they screamed. I’m pregnant. Tears fell from the corners of my eyes and slid slowly down my cheeks. I could taste the salt...

Let’s Do This

It's time to start building each other up. What if instead of criticizing, comparing and judging, we got into the habit of complimenting, holding our heads high, owning who we are and lifting each other up? I've seen it all too...

One Scenario: Two Reactions

This morning, I awoke to the sound of my husband's shoes hitting the hardwood floors. Clippity Clop. Clippity Clop. I opened my eyes, stretched my arms and slowly made my way out of bed and into the start of...

Yes, It Matters

My friend and I had a conversation today that I have had numerous times, with various friends, since becoming a parent. Does it matter? Sometimes it all seems so trivial. The bottoms you wipe. The diapers you change. The hours spent awake...

Summertime Bliss

I love summer. Weeks before the last day of school, I begin anticipating the long stretch of time when the kids and I will all be home together. I look forward to it every year.  It is a little reprieve from...

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