Tag: Motherhood

When Good Enough Really Isn’t Enough

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I cannot count all the times I have looked in the mirror and said to myself, “Good enough.” But, I distinctly remember the first...

When You Need Help, You Have to Holler

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A year ago I caught my two youngest using their bare hands to slap, scoop, and stir the water in the toilet bowl. The...

August Book Club: Mrs. Everything

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Jennifer Weiner is an accomplished fiction author. I have read several of her books, and they all include women who overcome trials and or...

Confessions Of A Mom: A Stay-At-Home Mom

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I became a stay-at-home mom on purpose. I had to quit my job and was 27 weeks pregnant when I moved to the great state...

An Uncomfortable Conversation About Pornography and Your Child

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Breastfeeding. Preschool. Bicycle safety. Stranger danger. Moody teenagers. Deployment. Self-care. These are fairly common topics that you might come to expect here on Military...

We Just Want Our Normal Lives Back

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Mothers everywhere are collectively screaming inside their hearts. We are tired. We are anxious. We are uncertain. We are lonely while simultaneously craving an entire...

What’s Next After The Empty Nest?

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Empty. What a strange word. It has multiple meanings. You might have an empty bank account, an empty stomach, or an empty bucket. Dictionary.com lists...

Whatever You Are Feeling Today is OK

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One morning at drop off, I noticed the moms carrying infant car seats back to their vehicles. The crook of my arm ached in...

Advice for Moms: Preparing My Daughters for Puberty

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The other day I was at the bookstore with my daughter. We happened upon The Care and Keeping of You from the American Girl Library....

I Understand It Now: Confessions of a Reformed Hugger 

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A friend came over recently and brought my husband and me freshly-baked scones and homemade masks. It was a personal and lovely gesture during...

Funny Parenting Moments: Gambling on a Fart…and Losing

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We all have our funny parenting moments. The anecdotes that make the rounds at family gatherings; the ones we still giggle about years later....

Celebrating LGBTQIA+ Love Stories in the Military

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Friday, June 26th marks the 5th anniversary of Obergefell v. Hodges, a landmark civil-rights case where the supreme court deemed marriage equality a constitutional...