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Author Archive | Kim Patterson

I’m Going To Get Real

I’m Going To Get Real

I’m going to get real with all y’all … It is SO easy to lose yourself and your identity in motherhood. We become so blind to it even happening too (I blame the lack of sleep!) Just ask yourself: What was the last thing you did for yourself? What’s your favorite store to shop at? […]

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Things NOT To Say To A Single Parent…

This is a brief post from my experiences of being a single parent. I have learned that being a single parent gets you frequent, unsolicited advice and opinions from family, neighbors, even strangers; well, basically everyone. Being a single parent it comes at a price; peoples questions and statements become so much more personal, their comments and questions […]

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Then…The Light Came On!

I remember the exact moment when I told my friend I was going to leave “Richard.” Her head shot straight up like a spring on a new mattress!  “What!! You just had Rome! Is it PPD? Rome needs a mom and dad. I thought you were happy! what happened? This is coming out of left […]

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Moms With Color

I was born and raised into a VERY religious background. Church get togethers twice a week with church every Sunday that would last 3 hours.  It was full of rules, dos and don’ts, judgement and feeling a lot of pressure to be this “perfect” person that doesn’t sin or make mistakes. Lets face it, we […]

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