Author Archive | Adrienne Woods

Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality: The Spark Notes Version

If you’re sitting here reading this article, you’ve no doubt heard the words ‘net neutrality’ at some point over the last few months. If you haven’t…..I don’t know why you’d be reading this article. Even though net neutrality may/will have vast impacts, I can’t say it’s a riveting topic of discussion. Nonetheless, I’ll do my best […]

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To You Who Sits in the NICU…

Dear NICU Mom, How do I even start a letter like this? When I first joined this world, I have distinct memories of sitting in the blue, leather recliner in our NICU’s “outer core” anxiously googling for blog posts or articles written by other women who had been where I now sat.  Women who could […]

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MNO: FreeRide Studio {EVENT RECAP}

The Venue It's not possible to accurately capture the amazing mom's night out held at FreeRide Studio. We cycled, we barre'd, and we consumed massive quantities of pie (and water, lots and lots of water). We hesitate to call it our best mom's night out--only because they've all been amazing and thus incomparible in their [...]
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Home school

Confessions of a Homeschool Mom

They say confession is good for the soul, so let’s just get on with it. First, I am not a “homeschool mom” in the way in which you’re thinking. Rather, I am a mom (a new one at that) and I was homeschooled. The title still fits, so I went with it.  Moving on….  Second, […]

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Mistake

#MomFail

Mom Fails. They’re a real thing.  Prior to having children, I thought mom fails were cute little “snafus” a mom might make, but on no scale would ever be considered an actual parent fail for which they might be scathingly judged for.  And then, I had children. And I failed. And I realized how wrong I […]

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The Grace Year

October 9, 2016 Dear Journal, It is finally quiet. The twins are napping and though there’s about 63 higher priority items I need to be completing in my race against the clock before the twins are off and running again, I simply choose to sit. Because, I’m tired. As my husband sits in the hospital […]

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Dear 2017

Dear 2017, It’s nice to meet you. I’m glad you’ve put in an application to fill the new year position. Are you ready? As a part of the interview process, lets pause and discuss your predecessor. I firmly believe the only way you’ll know how to live up to and exceed my expectations is if […]

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