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Picture Perfect Life

The brutal truth is no mom is perfect so why do we all feel like we need to portray the perfect life on Facebook.  Let’s take a moment and be real, ladies: You did not roll out of bed looking fabulous after you were up four times with a fussy baby YET you post a […]

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My Pet Peeve – The Mom Shush

OK, before you begin reading too much of this post, I’m going to start off by stating, that these are my personal thoughts. I warn you because what I’m about to say goes against every political correctness seminar you’ve taken. My biggest pet-peeve as a medically needy mom is when someone IGNORES the obvious. If […]

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The Day I Became A Mother

  The day I met my son is a little different than the fairy-tale birth story you see in the movies. My husband and I had just finished our certification to become foster parents on Monday when we received a call  on Thursday that there was a baby in the NICU that needed a family […]

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Birthdays Are For Celebrating Life!

Everyone’s birthday is a big deal, but as a special needs mom, my son’s birthday is just a little bit extra special to me! If you have read, my other post on this site, you’ll know I have the honor to be Nate’s mom! When he turned one, I had a huge Winter-ONE-derland birthday party […]

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