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Bloom :: An Event for New and Expectant Moms {Recap}

Disclosure: This event would not have been possible without our amazing sponsors. Thank you so much to The Hatch for allowing us to host the event. A huge thank you to our wonderful title sponsor, Indiana University Health North Hospital. Finally, thank you to Indy Fresh for providing delicious light bites and beverages for the [...]
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The Grandma I Hardly Knew, And Why My Daughter Will Do Better

I’ve always been jealous of women who have strong relationships with their grandma. I know several friends who confide everything in theirs, and who turn to her for counsel on life decisions big and small. But I can’t remember having one meaningful conversation with mine. Unfortunately, it’s too late to fix that. My maternal grandmother, […]

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Teaching Our Children Self Worth

You Are Enough I think with having three daughters, this idea of teaching them self worth was planted in my mama heart very early on. Everywhere we go they get comments about how beautiful their eyes are, how cute their hair is, how pretty their dress looks, etc, etc. And those comments are all true! […]

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Finishing a Conversation With Your Friends When Kids are Around is –

Finishing a conversation with your friends when kids are around is – Hard. It’s hard. I know it’s hard. There’s the toddler across the room that is suddenly climbing onto the counter or getting into dog’s water bowl, or wants in your lap, the baby that starts crying and wants to nurse, the older child that suddenly needs […]

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Miscarriage Part 2: The Letter

I had a miscarriage on December 23, 2016 at 13 weeks pregnant. I found out when I went in for my ultrasound. For 45 minutes a technician probed around with a wand up my vagina, clicking away at this measurement…and that one…never giving way that anything was out of the ordinary. Looking back, I knew […]

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The Orchard School Summer Camp!

Disclosure: Indy Moms Blog received product or payment in exchange for featuring this post. The Orchard School Summer Camp invites your camper to its 28th year of quality camp experience! With offerings for children as young as 3 all the way up to 8th graders in academics, sports, arts, outdoor adventure, and more, there is […]

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Top 10 Worst Places for Adulting

We all have our favorite places like vacation spots, massage parlors, parks, trails, restaurants, gyms, nail salons…aaaahhh, you can probably vividly picture these primo happy places and smile. But, then there are the places and appointments that absolutely make us cringe. We dread them. We procrastinate. We delay some more. We reschedule. We finally go…knowing […]

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#AskHer – May is Maternal Depression Awareness Month

“New baby” and “depression” aren’t phrases you commonly hear together. But, as, we know and have experienced, motherhood hits you in the face. While pregnancy seems long – a gradual progression – there is nothing gradual about becoming a mother. Motherhood can blindside you, even if you read all the books and prepped the nursery […]

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An Uncommon View

Do you want to hear something uncommon? Something that is not often said and is maybe even hard to say or believe? Children are a blessing. Motherhood is a blessing. I think it is all too easy to complain and focus on the hard things that come with having children and being a mama. And […]

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