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: 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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