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Mother’s Day – Viola

Love grew from my heart, and as my own mother said, it is like a tickle in your heart that you can’t scratch. Early in my motherhood journey, I had a C-section to deliver a tiny, but beautiful daughter. I was soon overwhelmed with the immense responsibility to raise this little girl well. I prayed…

Mother’s Day – Nicolette

Being a mother is the most humbling and rewarding experience. It challenges you, teaches you, shapes you and builds you up. It pushes you to the limit of yourself. When you think you have nothing left to give, you dig deep and tap into the deep well of love you have for your kids, and…

Mother’s Day – Tracy

What it means to be a mother involves multiple feelings, multiple verbs, and adjectives. My beautiful daughter made me a mother who has become the best version of herself. Motherhood has taught me endless love, selflessness, and humility. It takes a lot of work, but it is my job to make sure my child is…

Celebrating Mothers – Donna

Motherhood is undoubtedly the most difficult job I ever had.  There were the endless chores, always one last thing to do… as I tried to balance raising, molding, teaching, disciplining and supporting my children. Motherhood is undoubltly the most fulfilling job I have ever had as I watch my children grow up and learn how to…

Celebrating Mothers – Laura

Being a mother means being loving, caring, supportive. Being a mother means saying goodbye to a full nights rest whether you have a baby, toddler, or teenager because you are always worried about your kids and they are always on your mind. You will go above and beyond for your child. You make it known…

Celebrating Mother’s – Breanna

Thoughts on What I Learned from Motherhood:  You learn to act as a teacher, social worker, doctor, warrior, negotiator…sometimes all at the same time. You can’t spoil babies with too much affection, children of all ages need you to be listened to and supported. Children hear what you say, but do what you do so be mindful…

Yours + Mine = Ours

Shari Macneall Blended families are more common now than ever before as many marriages include children from previous relationships. There are wonderful aspects to building your life together as a family, but not without some challenges. Congratulations!  Now that you’ve met the person you want to share your life with, you need to come up…

A Lonely Parent’s Christmas Perspective

This will be my second Christmas without my raison d’être, my angels, my loves. I think it’s fair to say, from having to pull out the Kleenex already, that I’m not expecting this holiday season to be any better than last. If anything, I wonder if it could be worse. Before last year, I had…