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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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Your Guide to Bloom Richmond 2017

Your Guide to Bloom Richmond 2017

On Saturday, May 6th, 2017, Richmond Moms Blog hosted our first Bloom Richmond event for New & Expecting Parents. It was an exciting and joyous time to connect moms with local businesses, resources, and health care professionals. Moms were pampered, encouraged, and uplifted as they prepared to enter into or walk through their journey of [...]
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Emma and Ava

My Birth Story – Emma

My first pregnancy was fairly uncomplicated in the beginning. I experienced mild amounts of morning sickness but not much. By my second trimester, I was energetic and had that enviable glow that pregnant women are famous for. This ease ended when I went into preterm labor at 27 weeks because I was working 12-hour days […]

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Baby Roy, 5 minutes old

Birth can be redemptive

All birth stories are important, each for different reasons. The birth of my second child was redemptive and restorative for me because it showed me my own power. I was woefully uneducated with my first birth and put a lot of trust into my ob-gyn that was, unfortunately, misplaced faith. Suffice it to say that […]

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Yes, Dear Hubby, You Should Get Me a Push Present!

“What in the world is a Push Present?” he asked. No doubt my very loving husband would not appreciate me posting this story. But, I think that if he has this question, many other fathers might be wondering the same thing. And so it is probably worth the discussion. When we had our first daughter […]

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The Mom Uniform-

The Mom Uniform: Pregnancy Edition

  Holly recently wrote about how we all have a mom uniform.  Whether it’s a dress and heels or sweatshirts and leggings, we moms find what makes us feel good about ourselves…and we all know that when mom feels good, everyone feels good!  And then you get pregnant and have to completely rethink your mom uniform. […]

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