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: 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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#31Mothers: Mindie

Motherhood changed my life and shaped me into a woman I never imagined I would be. I discover a new thing about this woman every day. Motherhood has not only taught me patience and compassion, it ...

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#31Mothers: Natasha

  When I was a single mom, I used to think that was the hardest thing I would ever have to do. But honestly, being married to military is harder. After we got married everything ...

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#31Mothers: Allison

There’s nothing very unique about me as a mom, I don’t have much of a story, but I’m obsessed with mommy-hood. Even on the days when Mitchell refuses to nap, throws most of his food ...

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#31Mothers: Michelle

I do so much to try and keep my son’s name alive and spoken, and his love felt.   But it’s so hard to reach into my mind and remember him. He’s slipped away from ...

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