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Finding My Village

My husband and I moved to Memphis for his job without knowing anyone here. In the beginning, when it was just the two of us, we were fine being by ourselves. We worked long hours at very demanding jobs, went on dates on Fridays, and worked around the house on the weekends. We really didn’t […]

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Mama Vibes Loud and Clear

We’ve got something in common. We moms stick together. We support each other. When the life of another mom is disrupted by fear, sadness, or pain, we try to imagine being in her shoes. We often can’t fully grasp it unless we have also been through it, but it’s the attempt to understand and to […]

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Weird Mom Club

Once upon a time, a-soon-to-be mom and a-soon-to-be dad moved from a land far, far away to a quaint little suburb in an area labeled “the mid-south.” This soon-to-be child rearing couple were relatively content in their new land of strip malls, churches, and extremely friendly people, yet neither knew a soul aside from each […]

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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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5 Kinds of Friends Every Mom Needs

When I was pregnant with my first child, I was teaching school in a classroom exclusively for kids with autism. One of my co-workers was an experienced mom of three kids, two of whom were twins. She wasn’t only a wealth of knowledge but a source of inspiration. She helped induct me into the “mom […]

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To My Friends Without Kids

To my old friends without kids, Once upon a time, our friendships were easy. Just plain easy. Conversations flowed, we could get together whenever and wherever we wanted for however long. But things have changed. There are things I want you to know… To my new friends without kids, You, whom I met after I had children, you […]

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Why Cancer Patients Need a Good Bra {and it’s not what you think!}

CANCER. It’s a complete sucker punch. And when it happens to someone we love, IT. SUCKS. We’re desperate to help, but feel helpless. I’ve had cancer. I’ve supported both of my parents through it. My strategy? BE A BRA. Lift up. Provide support. Give comfort. Cancer is a roller coaster of emotions. Some days feel calm. Others feel […]

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What to Expect When You Befriend a Food Allergy Mom

May is Food Allergy Action Month/Allergy and Asthma Awareness Month. To be more specific, this week is Food Allergy Awareness Week. These two causes are very near and dear to my family’s heart. You see, I am a Food Allergy mom. I’ve been a card carrying member since January 21, 2014. My son, Theo, is ANA […]

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