Why We Judge: Things They Can’t Say

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Danielle is the crazy momma of 4 behind Busy Mom’s Helper, where she shares all her adventures. Married to her best friend & fellow nerd. Totally addicted to Dr. Pepper and chocolate. Staying home with the kiddos keeps her busy, but she loves squeezing in time to create through the ups & downs of life [...]

In the Homestretch of Breastfeeding

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Alexis is a stay-at-home mom living in Boston, MA, with her husband, feisty baby girl, and three disgruntled cats. The internet is littered with blogs she has started and abandoned over the past ten years, but you can find her current writing about motherhood, and her weekly letters to and portraits of her daughter, at [...]

The Best Years of Our Lives

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Joey is a freelance writer and small business consultant. She lives North of Pittsburgh with her husband, daughter, and their two small dogs.  When not attempting to dominate the world of social media, Joey enjoys reading, cooking, gardening, volunteering at church, and spending time with her little family. She posts recipes and life observations regularly [...]

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 [...]