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How I Overcome Loneliness as a SAHM

I don’t know about you, but sometimes being a stay at home mom (SAHM) gets lonely. I mean, I know I’m not physically alone because there’s always my kiddo to keep me company, but sometimes you just need that adult interaction. Now don’t get me wrong, I have my fair share of hermit syndrome … […]

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Is The Honeymoon Really Over?

I got married later in life by most social standards. It allowed me a false sense of maturity going into my marriage. I would get the question over and over again, mainly from older women, “Why haven’t you been married yet?” It angered me. I hadn’t been married yet because I didn’t want to marry […]

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A Tuesday In May

Today is Tuesday.  I’m writing and reflecting on the day just as the last of them (my husband) has ventured down the hall towards bed. There are so many evenings that I sit in this exact spot and start continue to feel awful about how the day has gone. The reflection turns inward and into […]

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