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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The Princess Wand Predicament

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Despite our worries and doubts, Daddy not only survived his “Double-duty Diaper Day,” he cleaned up afterward! Wow! Didn’t expect that! It was a long day for Danny and he deserves our respect. He managed a late morning play date at the zoo, followed by a four-hour play date at home with two precocious toddlers […]

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Daddy’s Double-duty Diaper Day!

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Looking forward to tomorrow when Daddy will be taking Reagan on TWO play dates! Not just one, but two! One in the morning and one in the afternoon. You know what this means? Mommy is FREE all day! It’s like Mother’s Day come early! It’s a big day for Daddy too. While he will be […]

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Can a Makeover Change the Course of Your Life?

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I have always loved watching makeover shows on TV and will even pause and rewind to see the amazing transformations over and over again. The results are often shocking. How different someone can look with just a new haircut and the right pair of jeans. Watching tired housewives and over-worked moms go from ratty and […]

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IN YOUR FACE! Sharing personal space with your spouse 24/7/365.

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Remember your wedding night? Lying in the arms of your partner and thinking how you never wanted to be apart? How wonderful life would be if you could stay like that forever? As time passes, you start to be thankful for your alone time. Time spent at the gym, out with friends or just curled […]

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I swore I’d never be THAT Mom!

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It’s real easy to judge other Moms before you become one. I remember watching friends feed their kids hot dogs and macaroni and cheese and secretly thinking “Not my kids!” Whenever I’d see kids in minivans glued to mini DVD screens, I made a promise to myself that we’d be singing campfire songs in the […]

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Is the Miss USA Pageant still relevant for our daughters?

Carrie Prejean, 1st Runner-up Originally uploaded by vrysxy I flipped on the TV Sunday night to find the Miss USA Pageant in it’s “Q & A” period. I had stopped watching beauty pageants some time in the late 80’s, when it was regular family viewing for most American families. While my toddler sat in her […]

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