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But Mommm: It Takes a Village

by mom blogger, Tracy Ashley As we gear up for a four-day getaway without the boys I’m reminded just how lucky we are to be surrounded by family and friends who love them. This is not the first time I’ve realized it. In fact way before they even existed it’s why we chose to live where we do. After living ... Read More »

But Mommm: A Glimpse

by mom blogger, Deanna Cogdon Miller On so many occasions I’ve wondered what the kids will be like in the future. What will they look like? How will they act? What friends will they have? Will any of their interests now still be their interests in the future? I love daydreaming about it. I spend a lot of nights when ... Read More »

But Mommm: Saying Goodbye

by mom blogger, Tracy Ashley Dog truly is man’s best friend. Twelve years ago, just a few weeks after we got married, Craig and I got our first dog together. Despite him eating through our floor, walls and multiple dog beds, Sam was truly loved. He was still a frisky puppy when Aidan came along two years later. By the ... Read More »

But Mommm: Ending a Marriage

This is a guest post by one of our Mom bloggers over at Urban Parent St. John’s. It struck a chord with our followers there so we thought we would share it here as well. Thanks to Sara  for opening up, I’m sure it wasn’t easy to write about… by mom blogger, Sara Dunderdale In about two weeks, after a ... Read More »

But Mommm: friends that are boys

by mom blogger, Deanna Cogdon Miller (Note: Names have been changed to protect the innocent) “Mom, some of the girls were teasing me today because I’m friends with Patrick.” As she stared at me intently and waited for my response, it took all of my willpower to not roll my eyes or show any emotion on my face. The truth ... Read More »

But Mommm: Paying Their Way

by mom blogger, Tracy Ashley We’re a family that purposely doesn’t over schedule our kids with extracurricular activities but despite our best intentions between their activities and ours somehow the weeknights still fill up and fly by. Now, as the school-time activities start to wind down and wrap up, it’s nice to start to have our nighttime schedules open up ... Read More »

But Mommm: Mother’s Day

written by our mom blogger, Deanna Miller What a great day. There’s nothing quite like being woken up at 6:15 by three smiling faces who are giddy with excitement to show you the breakfast in bed they just made you. I don’t think I’ve ever seen faces so proud of Cheerios and orange juice. The pile of homemade cards, magnets, ... Read More »

But Mommm: where has the time gone?

Have you ever had that tight feeling in your chest? You know the one where it feels like you’re going to burst right out of your own body. It hurts and flutters but for all the right reasons. I get that feeling often when I catch a glimpse of our boys at their best or sometimes with them for no ... Read More »

But Mommm: Today

Today, as you walked by me while I sat on the couch, I grabbed your arm and pulled you close to me for a cuddle. As you flopped onto my lap and stretched across me your legs seemed as long as mine. I brushed your long hair away from your cheek and noticed all of the freckles that are relatively ... Read More »

But Mommm: First Tooth

Our six year old recently marked an important milestone. For years he had watched all of his friends and classmates have it happen to them and was so bummed that he hadn’t experienced it yet himself. It was agonizing for him to see them all enjoy something he couldn’t have. He would check almost everyday and it was obvious that ... Read More »