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The Motherload

It was the day to drop off supplies for the new school year when I realized I had forgotten to do about seventy-five different things, including getting supplies, emergency contact forms filled out, and immunization records into school. I started to panic, and then I was angry. Why was I always such a slacker? Is […]

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True Confessions of a Pediatrician’s Wife

My husband is a pediatrician. Now, I know what you’re all thinking: Wow! How lucky you are! You must have the most healthy children! Yeah, no.     First, I must confess that my husband is not a general pediatrician. He did an additional three years of training to become a pediatric emergency room doctor. […]

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Those Post-Vasectomy Blues Memphis Moms Blog Jeanie Whinghter

Those Post-Vasectomy Blues

Today, I woke up CONVINCED that I was pregnant. I had a dream about it that was incredibly vivid. I got that fluttery, excited feeling like I did with my other 4 pregnancies. I scrambled to find a pregnancy test. I got nervous about how we’d handle another baby. It was overwhelming until I remembered one thing…. My […]

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Election Day FREEBIES

It’s no secret that this election season has gotten the vast majority of people on edge. After today, we will know who the next President of the United States will be. Regardless of your opinions of the candidates, we are witnessing history. Are you voting today? If so, you should not only be super proud of […]

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Dads of Girls, We Adore You

Dads of Girls, We Adore You

For all the tiny toes you’ve painted. For the times you’ve played dress up. You’ve attempted to master ponytails and pigtails. You’ve quieted little cries at night with your strength. For the times you watched Sofia instead of the Saints. And Frozen instead of football. You’ve patiently buttoned up little dresses with your big hands. […]

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Daddy and Dad

“Old as she was, she still missed her Daddy sometimes.” -Gloria Naylor I have missed my Daddy for twenty-eight years now. It’s pretty rare that a moment in my own life goes by that I don’t think about what life would be like if he were still here. I can still see him, feel his […]

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Im mom not dad Memphis Moms Blog Fathers Day Belinda Simpson

I’m A Mother, Not A Father

I’m a Mother, not a Father. I lost my father when I was 10 years old.  This left my mother to handle the parenting duties alone.  She had a great support system that helped her then, and truth be told, they are still helping.  I truly appreciated all of the sacrifices that my mother made […]

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