My Mama Saga: Ivy

When I gave birth, we were unable to determine our new baby’s sex. We were living in a foreign country. My partner was working toward his PhD and I was assistant managing a restaurant instead of ...

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My Mama Saga: Kate

  Motherhood has made me a lot more efficient. The first thing I did after having my son, Theo, was to schedule most meetings for 30 minutes as opposed to an hour. Balancing work and ...

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My Mama Saga: Kristy

We moved across the country when my first child was five weeks old.   Becoming a mother wasn’t something that was even in my peripheral vision, until the day I took a positive pregnancy test ...

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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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