Depression

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Eminem Song=My Life; Bummer

“How do you raise a child if you weren’t raised?”...more

The last 48 Hours with my Mom

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the myth of the good mother

Originally posted on KalySullivan.com Seeing as this time of year is often referred to as awards season, let's acknowledge that there is not an award for Mother of the Year. We might hear the term thrown around on the playground when a child is eating Cheetos out of the sandbox or on Facebook when a child chooses to fully express themselves in the Target line, but the reality is, there is no such award. ...more

My Daughter, My Everything, My Best Friend

No one told me the moment I would find out the tiny person inside my womb was a girl, my best friend was soon-to-be born. No one told me she would light up my world, every day, for the rest of our lives. ...more
Especially as children grow, they need a parent, not another friend.more

Shine More Light on Stay at Home Moms

2 weddings... one month- Roar or raw?

2 weddings... one month- Roar or raw?1 Corinthians 15:46The spiritual did not come first, but the natural, and after that the spiritual. ...more

Dinner Date

This is a great story that came to my inbox sometime ago ago and i was thoroughly touched reading this!I am sure all you readers out there will love reading this too...Thought of sharing this on this occasion of happy family time and lovely holiday season! After 21 years of marriage, my wife wanted me to take another woman out to dinner and a movie. She said, "I love you, but I know this other woman loves you and would love to spend some time with you." ...more

My Surrogate Mother

This is the first time I’ve ever referred to my surrogate as my boys’ surrogate mother.  I’ve always hesitated before when thinking about her as a mother in connection with her pregnancy to carry my twin boys.  But, the more I think about it, the more I’m convinced that her proper title should be surrogate mother or surromom, as is commonly referred to within the surrogate community....more

How do you define Happiness?

Happiness can be elusive and many people struggle with happiness.  As we move through the different stages in our life we have the opportunity to redefine our personal definition of happiness.  How do you define happiness?  Is happiness a form of contentment, safety or joy?  Or is it more complicated and a combination of many things?  I find that I am defining happiness differently as I walk through my life....more