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Stephanie Godwin-Chu

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Stephanie is a wife, homeschooler, mother to Osila (2015) and 'The Twins' (2021), sister, daughter, devoted auntie, blogger, entrepreneur, artist, coach, Crohn's fighter and encourager. She breathes leadership, communication, social service, ministry, wellness and education. She serves breastfeeding families in the St. Louis area as an accredited Leader with La Leche League of Greater St. Louis. This southern-bred mama carries about 20 hats on any given day, but tries her best not to wear more than 3 at once!

Ten Things to Pull You Back from the Edge

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Need something to pull you back from the edge? These tips may help.    Life is hard. If you’re like most people who have been white-knuckling it through the last 18 months, you may be thinking,...

7 Ways to Keep Your Preschooler Engaged At Home

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‘7 Ways to Keep Your Preschooler Engaged at Home' originally ran in July, 2019.   Attending events, parks and museums are great, but sometimes shuttling back and forth, vying for good parking and dealing with crowds...
chairs set up six feet apart per COVID protocols

COVID 2.0: Tips for Doing It Differently This Time Around

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As COVID 2.0 threatens to disrupt, preserve the peace and uphold the sanity.   I am saddened and so disappointed to be in this spot yet again, but I feel the writing is already on the...
a toy kangaroo with boxing gloves punching a puppet, representing fighting fair

Fighting Fair When It Gets Ugly: Being an Example

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Fighting fair isn’t always easy, but it’s well worth the effort.      I would love to say that my home is a peaceful one where everyone gets along, and conversations are mostly civil. But that’s just...

Embarking on a Month of Baby Moon | One Mom’s Gift

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A baby moon helps you relax, refocus, and get ready!   It was with much anxiety, hesitation, and relief that I entered into this agreement. I chose to take advantage of a month-long period of preparation...

Put Your Freezer to Work to Prevent Food Waste

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Learn to use your freezer wisely to prevent food waste.      The average American household wastes about 32 percent of food, costing almost $2,000 per year. Well, it’s a new year and a great time to...

Holiday Parenting in All Truth: Hold the Fiction, Add Extra Magic

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We talk about Santa in our house kind of like most people talk about Daniel Tiger or the Little Mermaid. It’s always been that way. Our daughter has never believed in Santa Claus, the...

Pregnancy Grief: Understanding What a Pregnancy Requires of You

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Pregnancy grief is real, there's no shame in facing your emotions.   I’ll call it blissful ignorance. I was so happy to be unexpectedly pregnant for the second time and in a state of shock and...

Maternity Journal: The Gift I’m Giving to My Daughter

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I found this old, worn but never written in notebook at a second-hand store. I almost left it behind – brown and unassuming with a gold embroidered border around the front cover. It had...

The Pep Talk We All Need Right Now : You Were Made for This

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You were made for this. This is the unfamiliar, uncharted, unwanted territory of the great unknown. This is motherhood 2.0 on steroids without an instruction manual. This is the season of save yourself, hold on to...