Background Chatter {31 MOMents}

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Most of the time when my children move through developmental stages I'm only partially aware of it,¬†like a mild change in the weather. But my two year old daughter is going through something right now that I can't help but notice. She's wrestling with who she is and how she fits into this … [Read more...]

When Life Doesn’t Feel Like Happily Ever After

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I'll be honest. I spent the better part of a year thinking that I could do it all. When I quit my job after the birth of my third child, I approached my new role as a stay at home mom as though it would be a blissful time of gingerbread cookie making and planting garden seeds in rows. I … [Read more...]

MOMents Giveaway {Winner Announced}

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If it takes a village to raise a child, then it takes a community to raise a blog. The first time I covered my eyes with my hand and hit Publish I had so much to learn, and as it turns out, so much to say. I learned quickly the importance of building the network of blogs that would keep My 3 … [Read more...]

How to Begin

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When I made the decision to quit my job as a social worker and stay home with my children, I felt like I was giving a piece of myself away that I could never get back. I was right. But what I didn't know then was that an entirely new person would sprout up in its place. Sometimes we have to … [Read more...]