This month my husband and I will be celebrating our seventh wedding anniversary. Unlike the last three anniversaries, thanks to the military, we will actually be in the same time zone to celebrate. Over the past few years we have...
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Hey, Soul Sister…

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I almost hit my younger sister when I was 16. I didn't throw the punch because (frankly) I was afraid she’d hit me back. Decades later we had another fight, in the middle of Times Square. We embarrassed our children...
How would you feel if you opened the mailbox and found an envelope with your name and address in handwriting you easily recognize? When you open it and pull out the folded pieces of lined paper, the first line...

The Old Us

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The other night, my husband and I were looking through some old photos of us from our pre-parent days. We were laughing and remembering stories that we haven’t talked about in years. It was getting late, so we wrapped...
Is love grandiose gestures or small thoughtful things? Ideally both, right? But where would you find that perfect man who would lavish you with large, over the top romantic outpourings on special occasions, and consistently shower you with small daily...
I often hear people say how they don’t get along with their mother-in-law. But I am so happy to say that my relationship with my mother-in-law was always great. I know a lot of mothers feel like no woman could...
Most of us grow up hearing how easy it is to get pregnant. "It can happen your first time," we hear, and a lot of us know people for whom this is the case. So imagine my surprise when more...
It wasn't an easy decision to move states away from my hometown -- my family, my friends, my life. But my husband and I were content to try something new and spread our wings. There were a lot of great...
There's a lot of talk today about finding your "tribe" ... that group of like-minded people who just get you. The ones who will rally when you are recovering from the hard times and will cheer you on in the...
February is upon us and thoughts of Valentine's Day are filling the air! Okay, it may feel more like Valentine's is filling up every aisle in the store, but nonetheless, it's quickly approaching and now's the time to plan...
I have been a real shrew lately. I mean, I have NO grace left to give and everyone around me knows it and feels it. I, like so many of us, am feeling super stressed right now. Let's face it...
No doubt about it, being a mama is hard work. But meeting mamas with kids who are around the same age can help lessen the burden of the day to day challenges. If you haven't had to make new...
When you struggle with infertility, celebrations like Mother’s and Father’s Day can be difficult. During the five plus years that we were trying to conceive, my husband and I avoided Facebook during holidays because it was painful to see...
Facebook is tough these days.  It only takes a quick scroll to get my fears heightened to a level that has literally caused my blood pressure to rise over the last year. Three minutes on Twitter the other day and...
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Moms to See in the 803 :: Kay Hughes

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Recently I had the opportunity to interview Kay Hughes. She’s an educator, wife, mama to Kobe, and a businesswoman. She’s on a mission to...

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