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Let’s Talk About Race

Trigger Warning: racism, maternal mortality Martin Luther King, Jr. was a Civil Rights hero. He is a modern-day legend, remembered for his messages of love, of working toward a peaceful revolution against injustice. Because there is a focus of remembering Martin Luther King, Jr. for his message of peace, the tensions that formed the message, [...]
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Puppy Love Protocol

Well, the inevitable finally happened. I’m not talking about her first crush or even her first boyfriend. (I think that happened in 2nd grade!) I’m talking about unrequited love here, folks. We’ve all been there at various points in our life and we know it’s painful and awkward no matter which side you are on. […]

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Ultimate Holiday Playlist

I’m back with another fun Spotify playlist for you!  (you may remember my killer workout playlist I posted about here: https://indianapolis.citymomsblog.com/health/killer-workout-playlist/) This time, I’ve created the Ultimate Holiday Playlist (everyone from Burl Ives, Bing Crosby, Mariah Carey, Pentatonix and of course the classic, “Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays” from NSYNC).   I love how music can […]

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Sometimes Being a Mom is Hard

Sometimes being a mom is hard. I had one of those weeks this week.  We have all had one like this, and most of us have had a few. Work is stressful, my husband was out of town, kiddo got sick and I just felt like you couldn’t control a thing anymore. Doesn’t matter how […]

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Budgeting Like a Boss

I’m super proud of both myself and my husband for budgeting to buy a a new to us car–with cash. However, it took a lot of hard work, tears (mostly from me, and fine tuning our monthly finances in order to grow our savings. What is the one thing you and your partner argue about […]

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Indiana, My Home Sweet Home

I love Indiana.  When people ask where I’m from, I quickly reply, “I’m a born and raised Hoosier”.  I grew up just south of Indianapolis and am now raising a family just north of Indianapolis.   And that’s just fine with me.  In fact, my husband is from Michigan, attended Butler University and never left.  So […]

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What Representation in the Cosby Show Meant to Me (And Why My Children Will Know)

Let me precede this blog by saying this is not a blog paying homage to Bill Cosby. Straight up, there it is: there’s a difference between Bill and Cliff. But, that’s not what this blog is about. This blog is about representation, and the importance of what it means to see your own experience reflected […]

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A Birth Mother’s Perspective on the Beautiful-and Complex- Process of Adoption

In an effort to honor the complex and beautiful process of adoption, Indy Moms Blog has had the opportunity to work with On Your Feet Foundation to feature the stories of birth mothers and their experience of the adoption process. On Your Feet Foundation “honors and values the choice birth parents have made to place their […]

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