I Want My Mommy (Still)

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Ever since I was little, I've heard my mom say..."You just wait. You're going to have one of you one day, and then you'll understand!" Usually this statement followed an event where I was...

3 Breakthrough Thoughts For Stress Awareness Month

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Hey mama, I know you have a lot on your hands right now and are fully aware of your stress load. My guess is you’re running on negative time (I’m convinced a mother will...

The Many, Messy Contradictions of Motherhood

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“Will you carry me up?” asks my son. It’s bedtime, the end of a particularly exhausting day. A day where my time was not my own, my body barely my own. I feel like I’ve...
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Could Your Child Have Autism? April Is Autism Acceptance Month

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We are a family affected by autism - our oldest daughter is on the spectrum. She wasn't diagnosed until 14, when a very perceptive therapist suggested that we have her evaluated. Our girl is...
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I am Thankful for What my Son with Autism Has Taught Me

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Through a blur of frustration and tears, I complained to my mom about all the therapy my son was doing. The therapy we have been doing since he was 18 months old. I am...

On National Single Parents Day…

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Every single parent has a story that changed their life completely and landed them in this undesired group...  It was a brisk sunday morning. I sat bundled up next to my kids while watching my...
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National Sons Day: A Wish For My Boys

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I’ll be honest, I had to look up the official significance of National Son’s Day because - in my household, anyway - every day seems to be Son’s Day? Just me, boy moms? What I...

March is Trisomy Awareness Month

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The month of March recognizes many holidays, but did you know March is also Trisomy Awareness Month? Trisomy is possibly a term you heard during early pregnancy, or for some not at all. It...

World Baby Sleep Day 2022

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Started in 2017, World Baby Sleep Day was created by the Pediatric Sleep Council, as a day to recognize and bring attention to the importance of healthy sleep for your baby. According to the World...

Top Tips for Parenting a Child with ADHD

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ADHD impacts our children in more ways than we even realize. Parenting a child, any child, comes with its highs and its lows. Parenting a child with differences whether mental or physical, presents another layer...