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I’m Not Surprised.

It seems like everyday, a new story is breaking about a sexual assault scandal. How many of our favorite actors, producers, and news anchors are going to be exposed this year for their heinous actions? Louis CK Harvey Weinstein Kevin…

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I Don’t Want to Die.

I don’t want to die. It’s not that I just don’t want to, it’s that I can’t die. I’m not on my death bed either, so this may be a little confusing. But, you see, I have kids now. And…

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Thank You for Leaving.

        In 2012, I paid a lawyer $1500 for my daughter’s biological father to terminate his rights. That’s right. I paid $1500 for him to never have to pay child support again. And I have no regrets.…

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One Day, She Will.

Being in an emotionally abusive relationship didn’t happen overnight. He didn’t call me a bitch on the first date. He didn’t tell me that he wished I wasn’t here, after 1 month. No, you see, it happened progressively- over time.…

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Being a Heart Mom

Being a heart mom is hard. There are days when you feel all alone on this journey with your child- when their diagnosis is unique or when you have to explain to someone what Tetraology of Fallot is- or ignore…

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Let it Go.

You know what happens when you wake up, as a parent, determined to nail it as a mom that day? God laughs. Pigs fly. Satan challenges you. When baby #3 was just 2 weeks old, she had a very important…

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Rules of Grocery Shopping with 3 Kids

1. You must pick a store with kid-friendly shopping carts (i.e. Cars on the front) and free snacks. 2. Start with the free fruit. This will occupy the wild animals children for approximately 3.5 minutes. 3. Move quickly. Any stops will prompt…

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