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an open letter to my birth mom

An Open Letter to my Birth Mom

Dear Birth Mom, It’s National Adoption Month, so I thought I would take a moment and talk to you. To think about you. In a world that is full of orphanages, group homes, and foster care, you, Birth Mom, might get lost in the shuffle. You are easily forgotten. But not today. Today, you are […]

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Turning 40

Turning 40.

Two weeks ago, I turned forty. Forty. 40. 4-0. And I’m having a hard time. Any girl who has lived within her 40’s, for any length of time, has assured me that I will love it. Girlfriend after girlfriend has given me a glimpse into the self-assured, confident, peaceful life of one within her fourth […]

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the honest truth

The Honest Truth

This is my first contribution to Charleston Moms Blog and in the interest of full disclosure, my eight-year-old ran away today. Yup. He packed a cooler with a box of gluten-free granola bars, four apples and two 20 oz. Nalgene bottles of water. (At least he was thinking healthy.) He then put it in a […]

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