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Author Archive | Lucretia

Thank God It's Back to School Time

Thank God It’s Back to School Time!

I have never valued a straightforward routine so much as when I became a mother. If you had asked me twenty years ago what I thought about the idea of my days being neatly laid out like the school clothes I donned in my youth, I’d have laughed in your face while frolicking away and […]

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Why This Mama Loves to Run

Why This Mama Loves to Run

I’m a runner. I can say that now. But if you would have told me ten years ago that I was going to complete my first half marathon at the ripe age of 38, I would have laughed—heartily. I’m not the athletic type! In spite of this, running has become a way for me to have […]

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single mom

5 Lessons I’ve Learned as a Single Mom

Single parenting is not for the faint of heart. No wonder there is a National Single Parent’s Day. While I am currently in the midst of blending my family and hanging up my single parent status, the lessons learned are ever present. As with parenting in any situation, parenting solo comes with the good, the […]

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Blended Family

The Two Men in My Life: Blending the Family

Mommy, will you marry me? My son, Parker, was so in love with his mommy that he regularly made little engagement rings out of whatever he could find (usually the twisty ties in the produce section of the grocery store) and asked me to marry him. Because he was but five or six years old […]

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MLK Day of Rememberance: Teaching Your Kids About the Civil Rights Movement

On Martin Luther King Jr’s Day of Remembrance, many of us reflect on the Civil Rights leader and what he stood for: freedom, justice, and equality for all citizens. Some use the day in service to others, volunteering for food distribution or other community service projects around the area. If you are looking for opportunities […]

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