A MOM Life

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How To Help A Friend With Cancer: Best Practices and Ideas

When my friend was diagnosed with cervical cancer years ago, it was the first time I had tried to serve...
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Depressed millennial woman committing suicide by overdosing on sleeping pills, indoors

How To Write Through Suicidal Hopelessness And Come Out The Other Side Stronger.

Some days it’s hard to put on a pretty face. Tears welling up in my eyes make the mascara goopy instead...
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My Little Bird Flies The Nest... Man-Cub Is Off To College

His empty room. The coffee cup he used just this morning. Another random size 13 sock found at the back...
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Mother and baby


Now that we are two MONTHS from the Man Cub going off to college, the same things still roll across my...
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Young woman in a black leather jacket, sad and lonely in a dark room. Depression and grief

Finding Purpose Through Grief

Progressing deeper into the quarantine rabbit hole, I have been feeling a little off-kilter and wondering...
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Coffee In A Quarantine

Great stories have been written in the midst of tragedies. War in a Time of Peace. Love in a Time...
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How To Pack For Summer Vacation, Part 1: Airplanes and Travel

I just returned from a two week vacation to Greece (with three days in London) with just one carry-on...
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How To You Know If Your Roots Are Healthy

Whoop-whoop! Spring planting is almost upon us here in middle America. Farmers and backyard gardeners...
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