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Motherhood

Hilarious spoof on what moms are like goes viral

Just how “mom” are you? Trey Kennedy, a comedian with a knack for creating hilarious videos, recently did a spoof on what moms are actually like that will make kids, teens and parents chuckle. He shared the clip — which is appropriately titled “Moms”— on his Facebook page, and it instantly went viral. How many […]

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Peace Big and Small

A child asked at bedtime, “Mommy why is there war? Why can’t there be peace in the world?” “Well, to have peace in the world, we need peace in our country. “To have peace in our country, we must have peace in our city. “To have peace in our city, we must have peace in […]

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Halloween is not the devil's birthday

Several years ago, a woman at our church told our oldest son, Ryley, that it was bad to celebrate Halloween because it is the devil’s birthday. Quickly: 1. It is not the devil’s birthday. 2. It is not the devil’s birthday. 3. It is not the devil’s birthday. We strongly assured him our family wouldn’t […]

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We're not perfect but we're brave

Have you ever been judged for something on this list? Parenting is hard. Good thing we have friends who support our choices and remind us that parenting is a spectator sport.  “Mother Judger” is a new series by Scary Mommy and really hits home.

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Free "Zero Weeks" Screening & Paid Family Leave Discussion

During my recent visit home to Canada, my niece coddled her newborn son and casually mentioned she was taking a 35-week maternity leave and would still be earning 55% of her wages. Let’s take that in: 35 WEEKS home with her baby. We all know parental leave is a huge issue in the United States.  The Colorado Children’s […]

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Preventing Mommy Burnout This Summer

Let me guess, you have trouble falling asleep and staying asleep. You have an ongoing to do list running through your head and you are constantly forgetting to do things. You lose your car keys, dream abut taking naps and reach for junk food when stressed out. You alternate between a backache, stomachache or headache. […]

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Somewhere--A Mother's Day Tribute to Moms Everywhere

Somewhere someone has just found out she is going to become a mother. Somewhere someone has found out she won’t. Somewhere a mother is crying for the loss of a pregnancy. Somewhere a mother isn’t ready to be a mother. Somewhere a mother is giving birth. Somewhere a mother is sleep deprived. Somewhere a mother […]

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