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For Mommas

The Night She Didn’t Call My Name

She didn’t call for me tonight. I stood a few steps outside of her bedroom door after I put her to bed and waited. Nothing. She didn’t cry standing at the edge of her crib reaching for me to lift her out like she did four years ago. She didn’t get out of a toddler…

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Community

Dear Teachers at the End of the School Year

My daughter didn’t talk to her pre-k teachers until nearly the end of the first semester of school. She was intensely shy when it came to new adults, but she communicated easily with her friends. If she needed to use the restroom, she would ask her friend to ask the teacher for her. No matter…

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For Mommas

The #GoodMomMovement

This isn’t for one group of moms. This isn’t for moms in one season of life. This isn’t for just a few of us. This is for each of us. To the momma in waiting who is all together thrilled and terrified… Who has done as much as she can to get ready for her…

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