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Mom Tribes After The Baby and Toddler Years

When I first approached the subject of mom tribes I was missing my California life, specifically my life as a mom of babies and toddlers. I was missing the camaraderie that comes from new motherhood, the swapping of baby food recipes and how-to’ s of potty training. I was missing the park meetups, long stroller […]

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How to Be a Friend to Other Moms

We see each other at the grocery store, play dates, parks, church and gas stations. We are all busy. But when was the last time we were really a friend to someone? I have a newborn and I’d love to share with you a few stories about ladies in this community that were true friends […]

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Mommy Friendships | Sharing Life (Part 2)

This is Part 2 in a three-part series on Mommy Friendships. To read Joy’s first post on thinking before we speak, click here. The most challenging relationships for me have always been friendships with other women. If we aren’t in direct competition (looks, achievement, material success) we are in a passive competition (children, marriage quality, […]

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Cultivating Friendships

Joy’s post on mom-to-mom friendships could not have been more timely after the week I had. Mommy mantras always include self care. I am horrible at self care. I usually am forced into it by my sweet husband who I am sure is fearful I will lose my mind without it. I thought that is what […]

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You’ve Got a Friend in Me

I have mentioned before that we have a weekly tradition of pizza and a movie night in our household.  It is something we all look forward to each week.  The only problem is that our movie critics (ages 4 and 2) are pretty selective in the films we watch and once they get something in […]

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