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I Had an Ectopic Pregnancy

So here it goes… I have lost a baby during pregnancy, I had an ectopic pregnancy.  You see it’s so hard to put it into words the feelings one has when they are told they are going through a miscarriage, or are experiencing an ectopic pregnancy, or have a still birth. And so many of […]

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The Service of Mothering

In the middle of my nightly routine a few days ago, I realized (with a shock) that I had forgotten to schedule some needed dental work. Dental work that was  recommended I get done almost six months ago. We had our regular cleanings scheduled for the next day. In fact, I think the only reason […]

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Hey Mama! Put The Guilt Sandwich Down

I have personally come under attack tons in my walk in parenthood. No topics is free from criticism and critique. Everything from having my kids too close together in age, having too many kids, going back to work too soon, giving them technology too much and the list goes onnnnnn and PAINFULLY on. I’m a […]

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Recognizing Our ‘Other’ Mothers

Motherhood is a title that most wear as a badge of honor. For others, it comes as an inconvenience. As unfortunate as that may be, I feel like the role of a mother and the title it’s given hold very different meanings. Someone can bear the name without contributing to the role; whereas I have had the privilege of seeing women step up […]

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West Valley Moms Blog – Bloom Recap

Earlier this month many attended Bloom and we can't believe what a GREAT success this SOLD OUT event was! Whether you attended as a new/expecting mom, a returning attendee, friend, family member or support to someone attending we were so thrilled to host you. This event is 'near and dear' to our hearts because we know the [...]
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The Younger Me Wouldn’t Have Liked Today’s Version Of Myself

The younger me wouldn’t have liked today’s version of myself. I remember how she used to operate. It took about 2 hours to get ready. 30 minutes to shower, 30 minutes on hair, 30 minutes on makeup and 30 for getting dressed, brushing teeth, etc. New clothing was required even for just going on a […]

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