You Know You’re A Mom When…

In this journey called motherhood, there are so many topics that divide us: breastfeeding, babysitters, vaccines, and even where to get the best deals. But there are also so many things that bring us together. Yup, despite our differences, we’ve got one big thing in common. We’re all moms! Presenting: You Know You’re A Mom When……

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No Mom Is An Island

When mothers give birth, we’re surrounded by people: a team of professionals, our partner, often our mother, and maybe a friend. No mother gives birth alone. Once we take our child home, we open up our doors to a steady flow of excited loved ones. We sit back and beam as a parade comes in…

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You Are My Mother

You are my Mother. As the world comes fast, loud, and bright, I cry out. The cold air fills my warm lungs and I am afraid. Your lips graze my still-soft head and I know, in this moment, that everything will be okay. Your voice is familiar and, for the first time, I’m meeting the…

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The Box of Baby Clothes

Today I finally took the box of your baby clothes down from the high shelf in the guest room closet. I’ve held on to it for as long as I could. But it’s time to let go. I open the lid, and inside, I find all of my favorite outfits of yours: what’s left of…

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