Amazing Mom – Andrea: Adopting Destiny

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My 3rd annual Amazing Moms post, written as a tribute to everyday moms doing extraordinary things… I am so blessed to be surrounded by such inspiring women I also call friends, that I know I shall never run out of moms to feature here every year. My long-time friend, Andrea was a natural pick. After […]

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In Honor of Mother’s Day: The Next Survivor Series

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You may have gotten this email. I found it so hilarious, that I needed to share it as a way of honoring all the mothers out there who do the work that so often goes unnoticed and under-appreciated. Forget the desert island and canister of rice, I want to see Jeff Probst host this show! […]

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Michelle: Survivor from Cancer to Katrina Part II

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Michelle’s Story. Part II of II: Last week I introduced you to my friend, Michelle, who even in the middle of her fight with Leukemia, never gave up hope of one day being a mom. The strain put on Michelle’s body by the cancer while she awaited a bone marrow donor had caused her to […]

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Amazing Mom – Michelle: Survivor from Cancer to Katrina

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A Mother’s Day tribute to an extraordinary Mom. This Mother’s Day, just like last, I want to recognize a Mom in my life who inspires me to be a better Mom. There are so many ordinary women doing extraordinary things in ways that often go unacknowledged as mothers. We laud the accomplishments of women in […]

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Announcing: Amazing Moms!

An overwhelming amount of visitors and support have flooded in for Alisa and her story since first being posted this past Sunday. It was an honor to also have the post chosen as the winner of the Blog Frog’s Favorite Mom contest for Mother’s Day. Working on Alisa’s story has been an incredibly rewarding experience […]

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Single Mom and Survivor… Part II

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AAAAAAAAAA After being attacked and stalked by her ex-boyfriend, then seeing him go to prison for his actions, Alisa bravely chose to keep his baby that she carried throughout the trial. Only 22 and a senior in college, there would be many challenges ahead as a single mom on her own. She has faced them […]

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Single Mom and Survivor, a Modern-Day Widow’s Story

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Alisa’s Story: Part I of II There is no denying that motherhood is the hardest job on earth. Sometimes it isn’t until you become a mom (or dad) that you actually appreciate how hard it really is. I have always had a place in my heart for the moms who shoulder this responsibility alone, doing […]

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