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Am I a Feminist? 

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A few weeks back, when our now Vice-President Elect Kamala Harris declared, "I'm Speaking," during the Vice-Presidential debate, her words were directed at one individual who was interrupting her. The littlest of sentences, but the most powerful of words.  Any...
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I still cry for my mom

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This is going to be hard for me to write. Hard for me to admit. Anyone who knows me says that I keep a wall around myself. Something that will protect me in case anything happens. Just so I don’t get...
I won’t bore you with the details of our love story, but my husband and I met when we were 23. We were both freshly out of college, and I was in the trenches of my first year teaching...
Relationships are truly put to the test during challenging times. Whether the obstacles are personal, financial, or environmental, the stress of any conflict can make it easy for us to put a wall up. However, I have realized that...

Mother’s Day Traditions

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Even before I became a mother, Mother’s Day was one of my favorite holidays. It is just one of those days with beautiful flowers and lots of love.   I know some would say, “Everyday should be like Mother’s Day,” or...
I have been meaning to write a tribute post to my mother. Thus, it is fitting that I procrastinated enough for it to be published during the month of Mother’s Day. Like so many children of all ages, I...
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Playing Favorites

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As a mom to multiple children, could it be true that I favor one!? Am I playing favorites? What a shameful thought! Besides, it has always been said, “A mother loves all her children equally.” Deep down, I know that...
Being a mom is the most tiring pursuit I’ve ever encountered. Second to mothering? Dating. Both, though, are worthwhile and deliver a huge payoff. So, if you’re a single mom and dating is currently at the bottom of your...
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And God Created Mom-Friends

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In this season of being thankful for all the blessings in our lives, I am most grateful for my tribe of mom-friends. These are the women of the “It takes a village ilk,” who live and breathe the mantra...
My kids have taught me a lot about myself that I didn’t previously know or acknowledge. I never before realized, for example, how much anxiety I was experiencing. The reason I never understood my anxiety was simple. Before children,...

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We Can Do This – Finding a Vaccine in Westchester County

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Our ultimate goal as moms is to keep our families safe and healthy. With COVID-19 vaccines now available for children 5 years old and...
Men and women in a running club.

A New Year to Run