My Mama Saga: Nicole

   Before I became a mother, my priorities were out of whack.  I was in the Navy, but was more focused on being young and going out. I knew I had a steady paycheck already, ...

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My Mama Saga: Amanda

   Pride month in our house is treated like a holiday season; not a glitzy, vacuous holiday season, but rather a month of finding space for community, sharing progress, and renewing commitment to fight for ...

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My Mama Saga: Laura

My mom Diane Todd Yates was born on the 4th of July and died on Christmas. When she died, I was nowhere close to ready to have a memorial for her. I wouldn’t even bring ...

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My Mama Saga: Adriana

I am the proud mom to four children. My oldest two children are on the autism spectrum, and my youngest two are considered “neurotypical.” When I first became pregnant, I never dreamed I would raise ...

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My Mama Saga: Katie

Since becoming a mother, I now experience joy, fear, isolation and pride more than I ever imagined I would. Since my daughter came along I have cried harder than I thought possible, but I’ve also laughed more than ...

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My Mama Saga: Warda

  I want my kids to be healthy and to have a good education, and to always watch their manners. I teach them: love who you are. Love who you are. And accept others as ...

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My Mama Saga: Lindsay

  Motherhood was a complete surprise and changed everything. My first pregnancy was a surprise. My second pregnancy was twins, which was a surprise. My third pregnancy was when my twins were 2 months old… ...

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#31Mothers: Taylor

  “How quickly it all happens, you know? Some days it seems like it just drags on and on and on, and then you blink and they grow up. I’ve really learned how to slow ...

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#31Mothers: D’Ann

On a warm summer afternoon a couple years ago I was walking along an art festival with my husband and children. Tents were set up along the pedestrian mall with artists of every medium showcasing ...

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