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Finding My Mom Tribe

I felt completely alone when I first had my son, and I probably should have. I was an only child raising a child with a disability. With the exception of my own mother, I didn’t feel as though I had many moms to relate to or vent with. I sort of scoffed at the idea […]

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I Don’t Really Belong

As a mom with a wide range of kids’ ages (17, 12, 6, 3) in various activities, I find myself not really belonging anywhere as of late.  Not in the sense of “poor me,” because I am certainly very blessed to have very close friendships that have spanned years and geography, but in my every […]

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Words To Live By

I spent much of yesterday digging through my old photo albums. I found many gems, but it’s a sad story as to why. My friend from high school, who served two tours of duty in Iraq, a decorated Army MedeVac pilot, who survived his years of service unscathed, is now losing his battle with colon […]

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My Tribe

I love where I live. We’re 13 minutes from Downtown Pittsburgh. The homes are large and cheap. We can walk to almost anything – the library, a yummy bakery, a new coffee shop, our first bar (prohibition finally ended here last year) and our schools. There are no buses in our district – with the […]

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