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Single For Now

At the age of 32 my mother became a widow. She also became a single parent to a 10-year-old daddy’s girl. From that moment on, she put all of her energy into being a parent. I was her main focus. We had a wonderful relationship. I talked to my mom about everything. When I started […]

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Let’s Talk About It:: Suicide

Alecia Sanford is today’s guest blogger, tackling the difficult and often taboo issue of suicide. She is a certified crisis counselor and founder of the Give Me 24 Project, aimed at suicide prevention. Alecia has been directly impacted by suicide, so she knows the extensive impact of suicide personally. She has channeled her experiences into […]

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Teenagers

When my kids were little, there were more seasoned moms that would say, “Oh, you think it is hard now, just wait until they are teenagers!” I used to just brush it off and think, “no way, my kids will never…” Never say never, right?! Now here I sit, years later, with a son who […]

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Do You Have a Work Spouse?

Work spouse, work husband, work wife… According to Wikipedia, a work spouse is a phrase, mostly in American English, referring to a co-worker, usually of the opposite sex, with whom one shares a special relationship, having bonds similar to those of a marriage. Confession #1: I have 3 work wives. Yes – 3! That’s what […]

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Just Breathe

{EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT} “Just Breathe” Event Series with Downtown Yoga

Memphis Moms Blog and Downtown Yoga are excited to announce a new event series “Just Breathe.” Beginning next week, and over the next five months, MMB and Downtown Yoga will offer different types of yoga classes, introducing different techniques and skills. Each class will be approximately 45 minutes in length. Cost is $15/class or you […]

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Why I Choose A Word Of The Year

In 2014, along with creating a vision board, I started choosing a word of the year. This word would help guide me through the year. I have learned to be very intentional about the word that I choose, because I am a firm believer that words have power. The power that this word gives me […]

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Roll Tape: Highlight Reel Now Playing

Does anyone remember the old “brag books” our parents and grandparents would carry around? They were filled with pictures of their family?  Or even the old picture sleeves that came in wallets which people actually used?  (Hence the reason for the term “wallet size” on those school picture order forms!)  The pictures in these books […]

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