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Writer’s Block

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Hi. My name is Crady. I'm one of the owners of MMC. And I have severe writer's block. But not just writer's block. I have severe creativity block. Ever since this whole thing started, I've managed to keep my head...
Last weekend I learned how to sew on a button. All it took was being quarantined for over a month to learn this essential skill. My husband has been teaching weekly sewing classes to our almost seven-year-old, and I have been humbly...
Living while in quarantine is a challenge on an average day. There is the challenge of secure employment, availability of paper goods, and pending scarcity of food products. Then there is the fear of exposure to the dreaded virus...
Heredity isn’t the only way that families share health concerns. Many times, when you experience a health issue—or go through a trying medical situation with a family member—it is nearly impossible to keep the threat of it out of...

Ramadan During Quarantine

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Across the globe, roughly 1.8 billion Muslims are beginning to take part in the holy month of Ramadan. For those who may not be familiar, Ramadan is a month of purification when Muslims dedicate themselves to serving God and...
Before I ever became a wife or mother, I had always dreamed of having my own family. I wanted the husband, the house with the white picket fence, and a bunch of children running around in it. I knew...

Enough is Enough

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Almost immediately after learning that we were all going to be quarantined in our houses for an indeterminate amount of time (remember when we all thought it was going to be just two weeks?), the lists started: "50 Fun...
13 years ago today Sergeant Jesse Rice and Staff Sergeant Shane Becker were on duty in Iraq with the U.S. Army when an insurgent pulled out a pistol and shot them both. The details of the report were grim:...
Part I: Twins I have a set of 7 year old twin boys. And these past 7 yeas have been a roller coaster ride. Whenever someone approaches us in public, they say, “Awwww, they’re so handsome. I wish I had...
March 21st is World Down Syndrome day. Excited yet? Do you know what this day means? Have you heard of World Down Syndrome day? Do you know what to do? Down Syndrome entered my world on June 30, 2014. Before...

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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...