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Conquering (inner) Criticism in the Times of Covid: A Working Mom’s...

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“Mama, breathe, there’s no award for being the hardest working mom of the year.”   This is more a reminder for myself, but if it is...

Voice to the Voiceless

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How can we give a voice to the voiceless? By speaking up, speaking out, and above all else, being aware.    There are generous amounts of...

Dear Mom, You are Enough: A Letter From Your Child

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As moms, we are often our own worst critics. But do our children view us this way? "Flip the switch" for a front-row view...

Dear Mothers, Your Sacrifice is Not in Vain

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Motherhood and sacrifice are synonymous, a truth we learn as we become mothers ourselves. Her jeans have holes in them, and her shoes are worn....

Sorry I Missed Your Calls. I Have Been Busy Surviving.

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Missed calls, texts, and smoke signals? Sorry, this mom has been busy surviving.   To all my family and friends,    I am sorry, so very sorry. I...

No More Sorrys, I Need More Storytellers and Disruptors

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Social injustices are dominating our conversations. We never should have grown silent to them. We need to learn, speak up, and listen. We all...

Adoption Weaves a Family Together : A Journey to Motherhood

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Adoption can weave a family together and tighten the threads across generations.   This is my third Mother's Day with my daughter, and it blows me...

Feeling Like a Mother for the Very First Time: A Journey...

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Feeling like a mother for the very first time is one of the most extraordinary gifts of motherhood. My journey to motherhood was like a...

Navigating Parenting as You Go: That’s How This Gig Works

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Until you have kids, you can only guess how you will tackle the challenge of parenting. And chances are, you are going to guess...

When Your Plan Doesn’t Go According to Plan: A Journey to...

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Everyone has their own birth story. Sometimes they have an elaborate birth plan. Occasionally everything goes according to that plan, but most times, we...