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Parenting Advice Vomit
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Parenting Advice Vomit

This week at work, one of the other employees admitted to me that he was going to be a father next January. Almost immediately, I emitted a high-pitched squeal of delight…and began to spew unsolicited parenting advice and need-to-knows. The disclosures were general and fast-paced:…

June 23, 2017
For the Love of Target
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For the Love of Target

Coffee. Wine. The kids’ bedtimes. A clean house. Target. These are a few of moms’ favorite things. Granted, not all mothers follow this specific formula of rightful thrill. Some have ingredients in their stew of the above, percentages that bring them enough of a…

May 23, 2017
I Am More Than "Mom"
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I Am More Than Just “Mom”

A mom is the inherent usher of her children’s physical, spiritual, emotional, mental, and all-aligned development. Increasingly today, she could be the only one. Likely, this assignment does not flow seamlessly every minute of every day. Moms usually have to tightrope a sometimes unrealistic…

May 12, 2017
Love, Marriage, Baby Carriage
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Love, Marriage, Baby Carriage

Pressure can be good. A personalized, pressurized environment can provide positive motivation to perform higher or to burst through a wall of inaction or that of a time delay. Increasing bench press weights to boost strength, staying up later each night to rehearse a…

May 9, 2017
To My Son At 3
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To My Son At 3

Dearest Jrue, You are becoming such a big boy. As mommy thinks about your growth, I feel sad that you will be four years old and in preschool in the summer. But it’s not a sadness that will stay. I cry just a little…

March 31, 2017
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The Ailments by Shantel Walz

For the most part, my son is pretty darn healthy. Doctor visits for anything other than a routine examination are far and few. Other than the annual dreaded 24-48 hour stomach virus that ascends from the pit of hell, we’ve been blessed. So you’re…

March 24, 2017
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Goodness by Terricha Phillips

Goodness is about reciprocity, like Al Green sings in “Love & Happiness”: “Be good to me, and I’ll be good to you.” The notion that we take care of each other in this life extends to our children. While pregnant with my now 8-month-old…

March 22, 2017
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Goodness: New Church Experience by Tanae Cook

Before having kids, do you remember seeing that poor mom in the grocery store with a kid pitching a fit in the middle of the aisle because they couldn’t get those fruit snacks they wanted? Maybe you slightly judged her because she couldn’t get…

March 20, 2017