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Adoption Cancelled: Big Changes To Our Home

We canceled the adoption of our niece, Rana. It’s taken me a long time to decide whether to not to post this. It’s personal and if I write about it, how much can I write without offending family or putting too much out there? I’ve decided that since this is my website and it’s essentially…
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Dear Genevieve Cortese,

I’m a huge supporter of both you and your husband, Jared (Padalecki), and feel like we have a few really substantial things in common. What Could I have in common with genevieve? My husband constantly goes out of town for work. While my husband serves in the Air Force, yours goes out of country and…
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Dear Husband: If I Die First

I read an article on Scary Mommy today that really hit a nerve with me. The author details how she would want her husband to raise their three daughters if she were to die first. Since my anxiety has often focused on “if I die first”, of course I read it…ready to nod my head…
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When My Sweet Baby Died: The Hard Grief Aftermath

Ten years ago this summer,¬†my daughter Lahna died due to complications from Trisomy 18. This article describes the immediate grief aftermath of her death. Mississippi Man and I grew stronger as individuals and as a couple, but it hasn’t been easy. The day after Lahna died, I woke up with a few seconds of peace.…
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Websites You Need To Bookmark Today

I listed the internet as the number one tool that every Mom should use. I didn’t mean that you should be chilling out on random websites or Facebook all day…but if you do remember to bookmark¬†The Decent Mom. You need websites written by like-minded, smart and funny women! These ladies know the tricks and tips…
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Date Night: Why You Need One Tonight

Mississippi Man and I don’t really do date nights. Since we are military it isn’t possible to drop the kids off at their grandparent’s home. About twice a year we have “date night” and the kids’ uncle will watch them, but it’s only for special events. That’s about to change. Getting the Kids Out Our…
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