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March 7, 2022 To Mama, I was raised by strong women. Strong in empathy, strong in courage, strong in hope, strong in prayer and strongest in love. I hoped to be just like them when I grew up; someone who was willing to lend a hand or an ear, someone others could rely on, someone […]

Strong Mama’s

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Once a teacher, always a teacher. Am I right?  Before baby girl was born I was a Special Education teacher and Board Certified Behavior Analyst; titles I worked very hard to earn and even harder to maintain.  These days, the certifications, accomplishments, endless hours of prep don’t even come close to my new favorite title…Mama.  […]

Roll Call

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February 7, 2022 To Mama, 6 months. 6 months of being a mama. 6 months of raising a baby girl.  6 months of navigating our new path.  6 of the most amazing, wonderful, challenging and simply awesome 6 months.  You did it. You’re doing it. You’re doing great.  So today, what better day to sit down […]

6 months

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February 9, 2022 To Mama, You ever have one of those days? One of those days where you find yourself yelling at the dog because he, out of everyone else…won’t yell back. Of course the moment you yell, you feel bad- he did nothing wrong. So let’s think about why you’re yelling… You’re yelling because […]

You Can Do Hard Things

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February 2, 2022 To Mama, I started reading this little book Many Ways to Say I Love You by Fred Rogers…Mr. Rogers for all of us who grew up watching Mr. Rogers Neighborhood…and these little passage struck me for a couple reasons. The first line for starters…I wonder how many people feel the way I […]

Growing Pains

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January 31, 2022 To Mama, I never knew the power of these words until I became a mama. It took being a mama to realize the depth of these words…the validation they provided when you feel like you’re flying by the seat of your pants, coping with your own lack of sleep amidst hormonal changes […]

You are a great mama

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January 29, 2022 To Mama, At the end of the day, this is the mama I want to bring to the table or the crib. Teaching our daughter that the highs may come with some lows, that it’s okay if we don’t have it all figured out right now, and that laughter is truly the […]

The Mama I Want to Be…