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A Kinda Sad (But Also Happy) 1st Birthday

I know birthdays are supposed to be happy, but I couldn’t help feel a little sad about Delta’s 1st birthday last week. This beautiful blue-eyed girl is our last baby. I know from experience how fast it goes by. So I thought I could slow down and enjoy this time more. It still feels like… Continue reading A Kinda Sad (But Also Happy) 1st Birthday

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My middle child was getting overlooked.

As the middle child myself, when I was younger, I didn’t feel like there was anything special about me and my role in our family. I wasn’t the oldest. I wasn’t the youngest. I wasn’t the only boy or the only girl. I was just there. I was there in the middle, with nothing innately… Continue reading My middle child was getting overlooked.

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The Truth About Being a Breadwinning Mama

“The most natural progression for you would to move into a full support role within the department, ” my manager told me from the other side of a desk in a small office. We sat for a long, awkward moment before I answered. “I know I shouldn’t tell my supervisor this. This isn’t what I… Continue reading The Truth About Being a Breadwinning Mama