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Waiting To Stand

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I can remember it like yesterday. Sitting in church on Mother's Day as all the other mommies stood while the church clapped for them in acknowledgment of their motherhood. Sitting. For three years I sat. I know women who...
The Memphis Moms Blog is thrilled to announce our third annual BLOOM event this Spring! Who: Expectant Moms and New Moms {whether it's your first child or fifth child!} When: Saturday, May 4th 9:00am - 12:00pm Where: Hutchison School {early childhood building} General Admission ($20) is all-inclusive &...
Are we really doing this?! My husband and I stared at each other with the same deer-in-headlights look that we exchanged driving home from the hospital after our first baby was born. The one where the car door closes, and...
Ever since I was a young girl, I knew I wanted a big family. A miscarriage after my third child, however, made it clear that my big family would have to wait. As our kids got older, we knew that we...
The number one goal in foster care is reunification with the birth parents or a family member; however, there are some cases when this doesn’t happen. Some kids come into care, and it’s already known they will need a...
“Reasonable.” This was the first word I ever heard to describe our son. Not handsome, not sweet, but reasonable. I was lying on an exam table, heart racing, bladder about to burst. The last hour had been full of...
November is National Adoption Awareness month.  This month is special to me because I love having an opportunity to tell about how adoption has touched our family, and it is completely fitting that it is also the month we...
Make sure you catch up on Part 1 first! When the call came, I knew she either had a baby for us or a possible baby. Caseworkers are allowed to submit our profiles without asking us for anything we have...
It’s funny, I never wanted to be a mom.  I was the one who aways said, “I don’t want any kids.”  It wasn’t because I didn’t like them. I loved all the kids in my life so very much,...
Today is a day that our family has celebrated for the past four years. Tomorrow will be the day when my kids and husband do their best to make me feel loved and appreciated, and, I’m not gonna lie,...

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{Event Announcement} Happy Christmas Photography Mini Sessions

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4th Annual Christmas Mini Sessions Saturday, November 7 8:30am - 10:30am Sunday, November 15 2:30pm - 4:30pm Floyd Avenue (alley between Arnold's BBQ & Wonder Bread) Let's be honest. Getting...