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Father's Day for the Father-To-Be

Father’s Day for the Father-To-Be

I recently wished a friend of ours who is expecting a “Happy Mother’s Day.” She responded with a confused look and stated, “I am not a mom yet.” This conversation was then taken up with the owner of Richmond Moms Blog, Christina Tinker (@tinkertalks): When do you become a parent? Is it when you get […]

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Don't Judge a Book By Its Cover

Don’t Judge a Book by Its Cover

I wasn’t looking for a boyfriend, let alone a husband, when I met Russell. I had been married before and had gone through a rough divorce. I wasn’t sure if I ever wanted to get married again. One night, I was out with a friend for a girls’ night out in Jackson Ward. Suddenly, I […]

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Pop Punk Dad

Pop Punk Dad

I married a punk. Matt Seymour is my husband and Ruby’s dad. He’s been playing music around Richmond for almost two decades. Anyone who knows him knows that he loves making music, going to shows, supporting his friends, drinking beer, and riding his bike. It turns out he also loves being a dad. His life […]

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The Book That Saved My Marriage

The Book That Saved My Marriage

To say that I was the most religious of individuals when I got married would be an exaggeration, to say the least. But before we were married, my husband and I did see a religious movie, Fireproof, and it was very powerful. The movie inspired me to read the related book, The Love Dare. But it […]

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How to Ruin Your Valentine’s Day

This sweet day of love has an enemy. I know because I’ve invited it to come out and spoil my birthday, weekends, Mother’s Day, and especially Valentine’s Day.  What is the enemy of Valentine’s Day? What is it that can totally ruin your Day of Love? Comparison.  That’s right ladies, the enemy of Valentine’s Day […]

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Why Am I Mean To My Husband

Why am I mean to my husband?

What’s the absolute easiest emotion to feel? No, really. Think about emotions and the amount of effort you put behind them. For me, it’s anger. Or, if you dig deep on the anger iceberg it’s meanness. The easiest emotion to display when my toddler goes against what I said? BE MEAN. Say something I’ll regret […]

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Staying on the Same Page: 52 Richmond Date Nights

  Relationships are hard. There are 101 things that make being an adult an adjustment and then you add another adult into the mix, making it even more of a challenge. Now, put both adults who are having a hard time “adulting” and make them cohabit: share a bed, a bathroom, groceries, bills and possibly […]

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