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The Birthday Cakes I’ll Never Make

I should be baking a birthday cake. That is the thought that starts repeating in my mind as soon as my eyes blink open every year on July 20th. The same thing happens again every year on August 5th.  One of my favorite things to do with my boys for their birthdays is to help […]

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Motherabilia

    “Motherabilia” – my definition, the mama who wants to capture every moment of their child’s childhood through images to treasure for a lifetime.   I am that mom!  If you are that mom there is ABSOLUTELY nothing wrong with what you are doing.  I love those treasures you are creating.   I love […]

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Me Too

“Me too.” Two simple words that have made an big impact in just 24 hours,with nearly 6.5 million people talking about it. JUST on Facebook.  Me too. The first time I was in 7th grade at an amusement park as some man made comments about my appearance. I was 12 and awkward. A grown man […]

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5 Things Food Allergy Moms Want You To Know

5 years ago I had no idea what life was like for moms who have littles with food allergies. And then I became that mom. Our daughter was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease that causes a LOT of food reactions. Our lives went a little crazy. LittleMiss and I went on a common 8 elimination [...]
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Jenny & Silas

Infant Loss: The After

Hi, new friend. I want to share some things with you that I’ve been learning since first becoming a mama. Before that, though, I feel that you should know a bit about me and the perspective I have. Two years ago, my motherhood journey began with the news that I was expecting my first child, […]

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Healing from Postpartum Depression: 3 Starter Steps

After a long, unmedicated, 29 hour labor, I waddled through my front door and went straight into my new baby’s nursery. I sat down on the cream glider next to his crib, and my mother-in-law sat with me as I held his tiny body, curled up against my chest, as I rocked. I was exhausted, […]

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