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Enough Excuses

Dulled by repetition, we hear the news with only semi-surprised horror. We see the all-too-regular imagery of children hiding under their desks and running from their school. We see the families hugging—some in relief, others in grief—around the school perimeter. With hard-to-admit shame, we experience another moment of “Thank God, it’s not my baby” gratitude. […]

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Missing Mom in January - Richmond Moms Blog

A Slow Season: A Mother Missing Her Mom in January

A mother’s year ebbs and flows with the seasons. School semesters, sports teams, birthdays, holidays, vacations, sickness.  But all the seasons are busy ones, and none more than the fall leading into winter for me. All four of our family’s birthdays are in the fall, which I love. But add that to starting new school […]

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I Am a #MeToo Mom

I Am a #MeToo Mom

  If you’ve opened your social media feed in the past few days, you’ve surely seen the flood of “Me Too” posts.  The original post read something like this: #MeToo If all the women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote “Me too” as a status, we might give people a sense of the […]

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Hold Tightly to the Horror

Waking up on the first fall-ish school morning in RVA, and there it is on Morning Joe—news of the now-deadliest shooting in U.S. history. Sometime after 10pm, on a Sunday night, a lone shooter with no particular target(s), rains bullets down from an upper story hotel room on crowds of Las Vegas concert goers below. […]

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