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How did you get your name?

Every Saturday in 2013 I’ll be sharing a post for the Mom Before Mom project. The goal is to tell the stories of life before motherhood, the stories which root the woman in every mother. So much of memory keeping is focused on capturing our children’s experience but what of our own? Who will capture …

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Mom Before Mom

Original image by aussiegal via Flikr. One of the kindest things we can do for another human being is to be present. To be fully in the moment, listening to them, seeing them. It’s our greatest honor to be able to bear witness to one another’s existence. Saying in words, in glances, in heartfelt gestures, …

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Summer Memories

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Rhody Bloggers are linking up honoring and celebrating the beautiful beaches of Rhode Island. We’re each sharing a cherished memory of an Ocean State beach. You’ll find links to a wonderful collection of beach memories at the end of this post. Rhode Island didn’t sweep me off my feet …

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Blogging With Purpose: The Mission List

I have been blogging since 2007 and have never made any real effort to monetize my blog. I’ve joined a variety of blog networks and been pitched a multitude of opportunities but what it comes down to is the opportunities knocking on my door haven’t aligned with my values. A review for a bikini-clad Barbie? …

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