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and the Moms Who Live Here

The Power of the Hug

It’s nearing the end of another school year. I feel the excitement of a new beginning. The sun is finally shining, the flowers are in bloom, and the public parks are bubbling over with children happy to be playing outside in lighter clothes. The end of spring is a time when we’re pushing through the […]

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Be The Change You Wish To See

Be the Change You Wish to See: Celebrating Foster Care Awareness Month

Close your eyes and imagine an innocent little girl. Envision her being neglected; distrusting of men and abandoned by her very own mother. Heartbreaking. Unthinkable. Gut-wrenching. Neglect and abuse is occurring every day. There are over 400,000 children in the foster care system in the U.S., according to AFCARS (Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and […]

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All Moms Need a Village

Think about our female ancestors as they became mothers. Women had very different entrances into motherhood than we do today. Families lived under the same roof or next door. Sisters, daughters, mothers, and grandmothers most likely witnessed or assisted each other during birth, and helped to raise each other’s children. Girls entering into their childbearing […]

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