The Very Best I Can Do: Things They Can’t Say

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Stephanie Lormand lives in Raleigh with her husband and two children. Her oldest son, Zach, joined the family in November 2006, and his younger brother, Elliot, arrived in time for the party in November 2008.   As a biostatistically-influenced sociologist, she is a breed of geek rarely found in the wilds of suburbia. Finding herself [...]

It’s Gonna Be a Long Summer: Things They Can’t Say

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Amber is a military wife and stay-at-home-mom to a son who is 12 with Aspergers and a daughter who is 7 and loud. She loves to write (she wrote a book out called The Swimmer’s Assistant) and read when she can–sometimes her kids hide her books, thinking it’s funny. (It’s not.) She blogs about nearly [...]

Mom-Guilt Madness

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Rita is a mom of four boys who blogs at Fighting off Frumpy so she doesn’t go crazy. (It may not be working, but at least she has a funny chronicle of her descent into motherhood-induced madness.) You can find her on both Twitter and Instagram as @FightingFrumpy. It’s there. Lurking. Breathing down your neck. Every [...]

Let’s Talk About S-e-x: Things They Can’t Say

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Dianne is a momma of three wonderful boys, a wife to an incredible and patient husband, and a former preschool/daycare center director. After having her third son, whom she refers to as her saving grace, she decided to become a stay at home mom.  On her down time, (wait, she has down time as a [...]

Finding a Balance with Our Words: Things They Can’t Say

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Amanda is a stay-at-home mom to three great kids, one daughter and two sons, and a fitness instructor.  She loves her family, growing veggies in her garden, cooking, recently started loving running.  She spends most of her time either in the kitchen or the car!  Amanda writes about life and the world as she sees [...]

Prepared and Not Prepared: Things They Can’t Say

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Allison is a blogger and SAHM to a six year old daughter and four year old boy/girl twins. She’s a bookworm and loves to cook as long as she doesn’t have to do the dishes afterwards. On her blog Twingle Mommy, she writes about her parenting adventures, marriage, and recipes that her kids will actually [...]

Because Sometimes Mom Misses: A Thank You

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Rox is a single mother to a 7-year-old superhero and Doctor Who fanatic (okay, he gets it from her!) living in the biggest little city and blogging about her journey here at Unintentionally Brilliant. She has about 5 novels in progress and dreams about completing one before her son goes to high school. Professionally, Rox [...]

Secondary Infertility Is Tricky Like That

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Kara Anderson is a writer and homeschooling mom, driven by an unknown force to write everything down. She takes too many pictures and never leaves home without a notebook. Find her at Quill and Camera or on Facebook or Twitter. Most days, it’s OK. What am I talking about? It’s always OK. But mostly, it [...]

How a Mom of 12 Gets All that Laundry Done

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Sandy is biological mom to 12 children ages 3 to 29 (no multiple births) and yes, all with her high school sweetie. They have been happily married for 30 years. They live in Utah where she chases kids around, plays a little basketball, and writes daily on her blog, Twelve Makes A Dozen. She has [...]

I’m Just a Stay-At-Home Mom

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Stacey is a SAHM to 7 children from the ages of 14 down to 2. She is a long-time blogger at Stacey’s Mothering Moments, crazy runner, musician and published writer.  She has decided to laugh her way through Motherhood in order to save her sanity.  “What do you do, ma’am?” She asks while I peruse [...]