Happy Mother’s Day?????

Happy Mother’s Day?????

I can’t tell you how many women I know, Mommas for the first time, or several times over, that don’t really look forward to the holiday that’s happening a few days from now. Mother’s Day is not always happy. But it might not be because of the reasons you’d...
Crafty Momma

Crafty Momma

Apparently, there’s a trend in the birth world that I find a little disturbing… Pregnant women are going online to get ideas about how to create impressive Gift Baskets to give to their L&D Nurses on the day that they give birth. Now, don’t get me wrong! I...
It’s Been A Long Day…

It’s Been A Long Day…

One morning, I called my Mom, almost in tears, saying that I’d already yelled at my kids “at least 25 times” that day and it was only half past nine in the morning! I asked how she’d done it with twice as many kids as me, and without ever yelling at any of us. “What?”...
The Secret Ingredient = LOVE

The Secret Ingredient = LOVE

MT’s Famous Turkey & Rice Soup There’s a certain alchemy that can happen in cooking… It’s not just about putting flavors together and being satisfied with delicious results. Sometimes, if a recipe you’ve watched your Mom make too many times to count, a...
Words Matter

Words Matter

Recently, I spoke with two different folks about their births. Even though their births were very different from one another, there was one aspect that they both felt compelled to share in the re-telling of their birth story. Each of them stopped and dwelled on it...

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