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Grayson and I

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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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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Surviving, not thriving

About two years ago, I was on my lunch break at work, driving down a fairly busy road to grab some fast food when a tiny toddler shoe came flying out of the car ahead of me and hit the hood of my Super Sexy Soccer Mom Minivan (TM pending). I just stared for a […]

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Everyone Has a Breaking Point

  I remember the day so vividly.  Sitting in my doctor’s office, saying “I just can’t do it anymore.  Everything makes me mad.  EVERYTHING.  And if I’m not mad, I’m crying, or I have no feeling whatsoever.”  It was all or nothing – extremes.  “I’m mad at my toddler when she does normal toddler things.  […]

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