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I stand with my hands on my knees, heart racing, breathless. I’m literally gasping for air atop Mount Kilimanjaro’s Uhuru… Read More

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At 11, I was in the midst of puberty. I loved everything, hated everything, and withdrew into myself.  I would rather read or… Read More

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I share a lot of myself and my mothering successes and challenges on social media. For example, the birth of my second child is Read More

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On March 29 of 2013, my ex-turned-co-parent and I welcomed the birth of a beautiful, bouncing baby girl who would change both of… Read More

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Seven years ago God saw fit to bless me with a beautiful baby girl. However, he did not see fit to provide me the adequate amount… Read More

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At the age of 32, married with a busy body toddler, my wish was to “complete” my family by adding on a bright beautiful… Read More

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