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To the One Longing to Be Seen

Sometimes it is just hard, this mothering thing. It is hard to be responsible for the shaping of little people. It goes without being said, motherhood is worth it. But sometimes it is hard. Beyond the worry and long nights and work of raising children, it is hard to go unnoticed. To not be seen. read more


Being Present with a Friend in Crisis

She had her hands to her face, and she kept repeating to the lifeguard, “That’s my baby. That’s my baby.” My best friend’s toddler son, my godson, lay blue and unresponsive by the side of the pool, while lifeguards worked tirelessly on him. read more


Traveling on a Budget

Traveling can seem daunting with logistics and budgets to consider when you have littles. But if we wait for just the right time to travel, we will probably never get out of our city! Here are a few of my tried and true tips for traveling on a logistical and financial budget! read more


How to Ask for Help

There was a pride in not asking for help. I conquered the world on my own. But it is lonely there in the independent, conquer-the-world-on-my-own way of living. I am a big believer in being a strong and independent woman, but I have learned the value in needing our friends and family. read more

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Feeding America

Feeding America is the largest domestic hunger-relief organization in the U.S. and helps provide food to over 46 million people each year. It all began in Phoenix, Arizona, more than five decades ago when John van Hengel was volunteering in a soup kitchen. read more