I Love Being a Working Mom: Things They Can’t Say

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Raki Wright is a wife, mom of two, coffee drinker, list maker, and one of our frugal living/money saving contributor. She puts her UNC Tarheels’ degree in Communication Studies to use at an advertising agency and her hands-on experience as a working mom to use on her blog Outside the Box Mom. I have a [...]

Being a Mama Bear: Things They Can’t Say

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Jennifer is a SAHM to a Teen Girl and Little Man, wife and caregiver to her husband, and a blogger living in rainy Western Washington state. She chooses to “dance in the rain” in spite of her difficulties, enjoying TV, movies, music, yarn, coffee, liquor and laughter! I’m a protective mom. Not in the “helicopter [...]

The In-Between Mom: Things They Can’t Say

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Molly Jo Realy is the founder of New Inklings Press, author of The Unemployment Cookbook, and two digital devotions. She is an award-winning creative writer and currently volunteers as Social Media Marketer for the High Desert Chapter of California Writers Club as well as author Aaron D. Gansky. When she’s not working, she’s writing. Her [...]

Season of Pruning: Things They Can’t Say

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Jill Robbins is a wife and mother living in sunny San Antonio. She writes about post adoption life and random mom topics at Ripped Jeans and Bifocals. She enjoys running, dry wine and dry humor, and Lily Pulitzer (because it hides all the crap her kids spill and her imperfect abs). She loves sarcasm, and [...]

When a Neighbor Thinks You’re Endangering Your Child

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Jenna Farelyn, author of the blogs The Frelle Show and Made More Beautiful, has been a fan of all things social media since 1993. She lives in suburban Raleigh, North Carolina with her four children, loves her music loud, and her coffee cream-and-sugared within an inch of its life. Jenna and her boyfriend, The Viking, [...]

What It’s Like to Lose a Friend

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Lea Grover is a writer and toddler-wrangler living on Chicago’s South Side. When she isn’t cultivating an impressive dust bunny collection she waxes philosophic about raising interfaith children, marriage after a terminal cancer diagnosis, and vegetarian cooking. Her blog, Becoming SuperMommy, won second runner up in Blogger Idol. Sometimes it’s hard to be friends with somebody you’ve known [...]

I Feel Guilty: Things They Can’t Say

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John is a semi-sane wannabe musician making ends meet as a web developer. Always, always tired. Find him at The Adventures of Daddy Runs a Lot or on twitter @daddyrunsalot.  Dear family, I have committed a cardinal sin. Not long ago, I didn’t have rehearsal. I said I did, it was on the family schedule, [...]

Call for Guest Posts for This Fall

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Every Friday for the past 4 years, I’ve featured a guest post here. I love hosting your words: whatever you want to share, open and honest. I’m in the process of scheduling guest posts for this fall. Can’t believe summer is almost over!  If you’d like to guest post, you can check out my guest [...]

We Need to Talk: Things They Can’t Say

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About Melissa June: Pepsi addict, recovering perfectionist, Mom to 5, Wife to 1. Slowly learning that we don’t get to change the past…We can however, heal, grow stronger, and be better than we were given. I was raised in an abusive home and went into Foster Care in 7th grade.  I write about my childhood,   about [...]