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This #RealityMom or #RealityDad has graciously agreed to share her word baby with our site and we are eternally grateful.

Committing to Myself: I’m Going To Lose Weight

I’m fat. I hate it and sometimes I hate my body. But I’m done feeling this way. I'm committing to myself. I'm going to lose weight.

How to Parent When You Have Hearing Loss

I sound like a broken record, even to myself. But I have no alternative. I have hearing loss. I need to teach my children how to speak so I can hear them.

How One Conversation With My Mom Shaped My Parenting

There is a popular adage that says, “Never judge someone by the opinion of others.” While my mom didn’t say these exact words, I can still remember the conversation when she imparted this wisdom.

I Just Made the Last Preschool Payment…I Should Be Happy

There are so many reasons I should be celebrating. Making that last preschool payment should make me want to jump for joy...but I'm not.
A Summer Bucket List for Mom

A Summer Bucket List for Mom

Every summer I vow to make a summer bucket list with my family. I decided to draw up a bucket list that only a mom could truly appreciate.

Planning Last Minute Summer Getaways

It happened again. You meant to plan a summer vacation. But it seemed like you had plenty of time. Now, somehow, you're staring down July.

I Am Not My Son’s Favorite Parent

I suspect Sprout sees me as a lost cause. He views me as Little Bird’s parent and Daddy as “his” parent.
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Easy Ways to Make or Save Money This Summer

If you're looking for a few easy ways to save and make money this summer, keep reading. I've got a few ideas to help you have fun without breaking the bank.

Surviving Your Daughter’s Prom

It was not an easy week, neigh month. My daughter's prom was approaching, but no date was secured (that we knew of), no dress delivered, no plans yet made.

On Growing Into My Motherhood

As the deep sediments of my soul shifted and settled, I saw more clearly through the eyes of a mother. Motherhood was nothing like I had imagined.