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The struggle with negative mom self talk

The Struggle With Negative Mom Self Talk

The truth is that I am a good mom. I’m even a confident mom most of the time, but the struggle with negative mom self talk is real.  I have a son who is in the 7th grade and he recently started a new school. Middle School can be lonely when you are the new…

this chapter of adoption

This Chapter Of Adoption In Her Life Story

“Michelle, are you available today to assist a young woman with Birth Mom Support Services?  She is at the hospital now and in active labor.  She has been matched with a family through a mutual friend, but that happened very recently and they are coming from out of state.  There is nobody with her at…

She needed to place this baby

She Needed To Place This Baby

I received a call from a woman in an unplanned pregnancy.  Her voice was sweet and she seemed to be somewhat shy.  I will call her Mary.  I made arrangements to meet with her.  She was living in a motel and that is where I went to pick her up. Mary is brunette and pretty…

Wheb you become a grandparent

When You Become A Grandparent

I have entered into the world of wonderful.  It is a time in life that we never knew would be so good.  It’s what happens when you become a grandparent.  It doesn’t seem that there are enough words to describe it, yet it can also be summed up with just one – bliss.  I am…

Forming New Habits

Forming New Habits

One day, several years ago, a big batch of stress came for a visit.  Slowly I began to be swallowed up by the overwhelm.  In my busyness and focus to take care of what I needed to, I was too exhausted to take care of myself. I got lost.  It took just a short amount of…

why I started this blog

Why I Started This Blog

It’s hard to explain, this place that I have been in this past year.  I will try to share it as simply as possible.  I got hit on the head with this super heavy rock bookend.  It fell off the top shelf while I was  bending over dusting the bottom shelf of our bookcase.  It…

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