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The Finest of Bag Ladies

By Caki Diehl I knew the gift was special, but I had no idea that it would be the “gateway ...
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The Test of Time

By Angie Mizzell Abby and I met online. First, she commented on an essay I’d written for a parenting website ...
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Becoming Fearless

It was a monsoon-like day when my husband, Frank, our 3-year-old son, Reese, our dog, Chaos, and I piled ourselves ...
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In Fearless Pursuit Of Your Calling

I was 22 with $300 in my bank account when I took the leap. Fresh out of college and working ...
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5 Things I learned from my mom

5 Things I Learned From My Mom

We all have those things that our mother told us time and time again. If you have children, I bet ...
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My mama told me

My Mama Told Me

I was busy that day. I was always busy. It was a way for me to mask the pain. If ...
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Gracie Brave

Gracie Brave is not alone. Mother-daughter writing team share story behind children’s book

By Kate Eldean “Gracie Brave” was birthed on an Amtrak train headed from San Diego to Santa Barbara. My Mom ...
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Gervase

Gervase Kolmos lost her sense of control. Then she found herself

By Gervase Kolmos I’ve had two natural births. Depending on your unique life experiences, you will now likely make a ...
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Mary shares her story of coping with a postpartum mood disorder and how she learned to take care of herself

“I finally felt like a mother” By Mary McBride For as long as I can remember, I have always wanted ...
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Me because of her

Me Because of Her

“I love you,” I yelled as I walked away, down the sterile hospital hallway. “I love you, too,” she yelled ...
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