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Goal Chaser Mom

                One of the biggest challenges of being a stay-at-home mom doesn’t involve my children at all. It doesn’t even involve being a mom. In fact, it’s just the opposite. Since leaving my full-time writing job two and a half years ago, I’ve felt like I’ve been floating. Directionless and a little lost. And while […]

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Ugly Shoes and Independence

I took my son to an athletic shoe store to pick sneakers for this coming school year. This is the first time that my husband and I took him to the store and let him pick his own shoes. He’s starting first grade this year. There were a few constraints because he can’t yet tie […]

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Stay-at-home mom: Is Daddy home yet? Working mom of two: Is it Friday yet?

Reading mom articles and blogs, I find that you can categorize moms into two types.   While this is not the only way to split fellow moms, I find that most fall into the category of “working moms” or “stay-at-home moms.”  Over the past few years, I have been blessed with being able to call myself […]

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When The Husband’s Away

I readily admit that when it comes to my husband’s job, my family is very lucky. His boss is very understanding when I have appointments that mean he comes in late so I don’t have to take the kids. He works longer days, but has almost every other Friday at home. Since our closest family […]

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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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