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Meet Jill

Living The Dream Some girls dream of the perfect wedding. Some dream of finding their prince charming. Others dream of a career and a fairy tale life. All I ever wanted was to be a mom. I was the kid who wanted to help kids. Even my dolls were orphans, kids with special needs or […]

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Trauma is Not a Competition

Let’s talk about trauma. In its simplest definition, trauma is “a disordered psychic or behavioral state resulting from severe mental or emotional stress or physical injury.” This can mean a lot of things and the tricky wicket about trauma is that the “injury” that leads to “stress” probably looks different to each individual person.   […]

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The End to the Argument “What Kind of Parenting is Harder”

Momming is hard. It’s an underappreciated, underpaid, and understaffed position with benefits in the form of cuddles and kisses, precocious smiles, high-pitched giggles, scraped knees, dirty kitchen tables, and endless laundry. It’s also one of the most hotly contested arguments among women today — Who has it worse? I’ve been (almost) all the types of […]

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Please Don’t Touch My Hair

Let’s talk about hair. Hair can be an expression of one’s personality, an exclamation mark on a living, breathing canvas. Our sense of self can be connected to our hair. For many women, especially Black women, it is representative of “something” different. Something bigger, deeper, and more personal.  When someone touches my hair without my […]

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Moving On from Our First Home

We are moving. I’ve spent the last few weeks slowly packing up my family’s life. Now our walls are bare, the cupboards are nearly empty, and I’m starting to feel like a ghost in my own home. I will cry when I close the door for the last time. I love my home. I didn’t […]

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This Normal Life….Am I Doing it Right?

Oftentimes lately, you can find me away in my own world. Daydreaming and silently pondering every decision I’ve made over the past 10 years. And I can’t stop this constant reel that plays over in my head: Is that what I always pictured my life looking like? My head is often flooded with thoughts of […]

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