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Honor Your Grief Honor Their Growth

Honor Your Grief, Honor Their Growth: Navigating the heartache of your kids getting older

A friend of mine recently mourned out loud on Instagram about Summer coming to an end and her daughter getting ready to start Kindergarten in a few weeks. Her sadness was palpable as she asked, “Mamas, how do you let them go?” Ah yes, one of the hard corners of motherhood where we must cross […]

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Saying Goodbye to the Family Dog

Good-bye is a word we are all accustomed to. Sometimes we meet again and sometimes the good-bye is forever. We may be privy to this information prior to the separation, yet good-byes are seldom easy. Especially when that forever good-bye is to the family dog.  If this post reads somewhat like a dear-diary entry, than […]

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Entering a Season of Rest

It’s been a tough year…or two or three. My definition of rest has changed, especially since having a child. I have fond pre-motherhood memories of actually taking a nap on the couch to get some rest. I used to spend my weekends resting after a long week at the office by lounging around in my […]

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Grieving While Parenting

Grieving While Parenting

My father died this past December. The grief is still quite raw and shows up at unexpected moments.  This morning I opened the newspaper and cried when I came across the comic strips section.  When I was a child, my dad would methodically pull the “funnies” out of the paper each morning and fold the […]

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Truth Behind Family Photos | Denver Metro Moms Blog

The Truth Behind the Holiday Photo

It’s that time of year again – when we actually revert back to using snail mail to send our loved ones cards to wish them good tidings and peace on earth for the holiday season.  These days, most holiday cards include a beautiful, glossy (or matte), happy, and full-of-smiles photo.  I love getting these cards […]

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