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Supermoms Unite!: My First Mothers Group Experience

I had been looking forward to yesterday for a couple of weeks now. I even marked it on my fridge calendar: “Mothers Group meeting at 8pm.”  I’ve wanted to get more involved in my church, so when Father Joseph mentioned during mass that a mothers group for our parish was forming, I knew this would be my ticket in!   We all sat quietly as the mom from my parish who initiated the group began the meeting by telling us about how we would be spending our hour together every month. But the real magic happened when we all took part in… Read more →

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A Reason, A Season, A Lifetime

Why?   It’s the one thing most people ask their God/the universe when they lose someone they love.   I have lost two moms now — my biological mom shortly after I turned two (she lost her battle with breast cancer).  And my stepmom who has been gone for four long/short months, as of the 16th.   Sidebar: I hate… Read more →

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Missing You…

When you work with kids, you often hear the phrase “I miss my mommy!”  And it’s usually at drop-off when mommy leaves their sight, or when they’re being asked to do something that they don’t want to do.  They call out for their parents to seek comfort (or to get out of tidying up toys or finishing their vegetables).  Well,… Read more →