Fun fact from the National Park Service social media page: What do you call a baby porcupine? A porcupette of course and they are born with their quills. It takes a few hours for the quills to harden enough...
“Hello? Did you even hear what I said? Hey! Hello? That’s it, drop your phone and put your hands in the air!” “Huh?” Have you ever gotten the blank stare? Have you ever given it? You know the look, eyes slightly...
Can I let you in on a secret? Your little kids don’t have to do activities. They will be perfectly fine if they aren’t signed up for a sport or class or lesson every semester. You don’t have to...
There’s a scary part to potty training, you say? Yes, yes there is. At least that’s the way it is for a lot of moms.  I could give you a whole list of things about potty training that a lot of...
Miscarriage. Stillbirth. Infant loss. 1 in 4 pregnancies end in loss. By loss I mean death, grief, heartbreak, tears. Can you relate? It’s not what we had in mind when we imagined our motherhood. We never had it in...
My high school class is gathering for a reunion this fall. A friend has been posting pictures from our yearbook in the Facebook group. Oh my, I look at my seventeen-year-old self from the perspective of all those years...
“I’m here, you’re safe, I love you.” I patted her on the back and went out into the hall, hoping she would fall back asleep. The cries began even before I got out the door. Youngest, like her siblings, had...
“My plans never work out.” The wails of a three year-old. He’s sitting straight up in his chair, arms limp by his sides, crocodile tears spilling over and down his face. “Get the food out of your cheek. Chew and...
If you recently had a baby and are looking for things to do with your new infant, you are in luck! We know that being a new mom can be challenging and lonely. For those first few months or...
Where to Find Fireworks :: Auburn Auburn Independence Day Celebration Celebrate Independence Day with the Entire Auburn Community! Bring your chairs and blankets, and enjoy food trucks and music. Where:: Behind Duck Samford Stadium 1840 East Glenn Avenue Auburn, Alabama 36830 Date::  Tuesday, July 4, 2023 Time:: 5:00...
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“I love you, Mommy.” As sweet as it sounded, I knew she’d usually done something she shouldn’t have when she slid up next to me...

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