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Confessions of a Church Hopper

Confessions of a Church Hopper

I’ve lived in Columbus for ten years. And in those ten years (but mostly in the seven since I became a mom), I have visited or attended 20 different churches. Yep, 20. I counted. I’ve also thoroughly combed the websites of at least a dozen more. My husband could probably joke that besides walking and […]

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Vagina Dialogues

I was told before I had my own children, that you should use the correct terminology when educating your offspring about their body parts. This knowledge was shared with me from both my pediatrician and a child psychologist. Well, after you read this article, you might hesitate to call a spade a spade so to […]

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Even Stay at Home Moms Feel Pressure to Lean In

Even Stay at Home Moms Feel Pressure to Lean In

This isn’t what I had planned to write about. Not even close. But as I am always reminded by online Myers-Briggs Typology tests (which I retake periodically to see if I’ve changed from an ENFP into something else, because Hello, Perceiving type!), I prefer improvisation to careful planning. I also won’t pretend to have ever […]

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Mommy Judgement

What’s With All the Judgment?

I have a friend who went through a hellish pregnancy, followed by a traumatizing delivery, followed by a debilitating bout of postpartum depression and almost two years after the birth of her child, suffers from PTSD caused by the pregnancy, labor, and childbirth.  She has chosen not to have another child.  Do you blame her? Strangely, many people […]

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Confessions of an “Older Mom”

Confession:  I feel like an old mom.  Okay, maybe that’s not entirely accurate.  I FEEL like a 25-year-old.  But I’ll just say it: this month I turned 39.  Which means I’ve begun the countdown to 40.  When it comes to being a mom, statistically speaking I’m old.  The average age of a first-time mom is […]

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