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It’s a Beautiful Spring Day…Why So Glum?

Every year the same thing happens. Winter lingers a bit longer than I would like, spring is on the horizon and I begin to get excited about the warm weather and new growth, and the anticipation of my son’s spring birthday. And then, I turn into a grey, grumpy, snippy, and just kinda meh kind […]

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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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I Wish Someone Had Told Me… About The Emotions of Parenting

Parenthood comes with big emotions.   Wait, did you think I was going to talk about my kids’ emotions? Nope. My kids have plenty of big emotions. But they’re young and experiencing things for the first time, so that’s to be expected. Me on the other hand? I’m supposed to be mature and calm, right?  […]

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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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