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My Husband’s a Better Parent Than Me

I’ll be the first to admit it, my husband is amazing. He’s a great partner, but he’s an even better father. In fact, I’ve said it a handful of times, even directly to him, that he’s a better parent than me. This may sound a bit crazy, especially when dads often get a bad rap […]

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Safety in Schools

Safety in Schools: #ArmMeWith Support

There are so many senseless things happening in our world today. It is nearly impossible to read the headlines and not feel a sense of disbelief, despair, or even hopelessness. Following the Florida shootings on Feb 14th, it was hard to not squeeze my children just a smidgen longer as they got ready for school […]

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How Infertility Struggles Made Our Family Whole

We always wanted children. On August 31st, 2008, we found out we were pregnant. Just one day before our first wedding anniversary. In October 2008, we had a miscarriage. We tried for a little while longer with no luck. The infertility struggles started shortly before our second wedding anniversary. The health insurance we had did not cover […]

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Giving Yourself Grace

Giving Yourself Grace In Motherhood

While pregnant with our twins, I never knew how my heart would be able to love two new babies as much I loved my 2-year-old. It’s difficult to even write that now, because I can’t imagine living one breath without them. All of my anxious thoughts dissipated the moment we locked eyes. My heart just […]

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Second Baby: An Ode to My Youngest

Second Baby: An Ode to My Youngest

Dearest Little Boogs, As you near your second birthday, I have come to realize that the differences between you and your brother are more than just looks and personality. How you were brought into the world and then raised have been quite different. When I was pregnant with your brother, I counted down, week by […]

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