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It’s time for me to fess up to a shameful secret I’ve been keeping for the past four years. I did not vote in the 2016 presidential election. Ugh, just writing those words makes me feel retroactive guilt.  At...
When my partner celebrated their 50th birthday, I said, “I don’t date people in their 50s.” They replied, “We aren’t dating.” Three kids and over a decade together, we are in a monogamous, long-term, unmarried relationship. We aren’t spouses, we aren’t...
The first room we created for a child was our 6-year-old daughter’s nursery. I can still remember that day like it was yesterday. I was sitting in the rocking chair my husband had just built, listening to the comedy...
My next birthday is a big one. Like a seriously BIG one. As we age, I think that we begin to reflect on our life. Recently I was talking to my husband about this whole age thing. For the record,...
For as long as I can remember, my stepdad has been a politician. He’s a state legislator and that’s something I’ve always been proud of. I’ve enjoyed sitting on the House floor watching legislators share their thoughts over prospective...
I am not even going to sugar coat it. We are on the struggle bus over here and we will be for the foreseeable future. We are trying to adjust to a new normal this school year and it...
Introducing the inaugural Deck the Walls :: Wreath-Making Event! You do NOT want to miss this virtual holiday event! It is the perfect way to connect with our community of moms (safely!) and add some joy and beauty to...
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A few weeks before my birthday this year, my husband Ben asked what I would like as a gift. As usual, I couldn't think of anything because I'm at the stage in my life where if I want something,...
Oct. 15 is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day. Tonight at 7 p.m. all around the world, people will be taking part in what we call the ‘wave of light’; where we light a candle and let it burn...
You know those perfect moms? The ones who tell you pregnancy is such a magical and joyous experience every moment of those nine (or ten) months... that parenting is so rewarding all the time... the ones with the perfectly...
Bonfires and hoodies. Apple cider and pumpkin pice lattes. Crunching leaves under our feet. And all the fall foods. I am definitely here for all of it. I love the pumpkin rolls and the sweet potato soufflé. The baked apples...
Describe yourself without using the word mother. I’ve been instructed to do that before; and for a long time, I couldn’t separate the title from the woman. After all I am a mother through and through. Now I can describe...

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