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Stop Calling Me Mom

Please Stop Calling Me Mom

I am sitting in a doctor’s office waiting room with all four of my stairstep children. They call “Vargas” and we all get up,...
School Year Resolutions

5 School Year Resolutions We All Need To Make

Now that the school year is well underway, I find myself in a familiar situation. We’re less than two months in to a new...
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Extraordinary Life: A Mother’s Journey Through Chronic Illness

Moms are superheroes. All of them. I truly believe that the day you are entrusted with another life, be it through birth, adoption, or...
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6 Things You Should Never Say to a Pregnant Woman

Any woman who has experienced pregnancy has likely received the same infuriating comments from friends and strangers alike. These remarks range from well-intentioned ignorance...
Invisible Mom

To The Invisible Mom: I See You

Remember being a kid on the playground with your friends and imagining what it would be like to have a superpower? Some kids claimed...
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The Five Stages of a School Year

The end of the school year has finally arrived and as usual, the kids and I are dragging ourselves across the finish line. Most...
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“MAYcember” Tribute By The Holderness Family is EVERYTHING!

If you follow Richmond Mom, and we certainly hope you do, then you probably saw our article earlier this week, A Mother's Survival Guide...
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Here’s the Hardest Stage of Parenting (SPOILER ALERT: It’s All of...

Today, I found myself late for everything, as has been the case more often than not in my 19-year parenting career. I was trying...
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Spring Break…From A Parent’s Point of View

Ahhhh…spring break. That glorious week we used to look forward to with such excitement. As kids, it was a whole week off from school....
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ME TIME: Before Kids…and Today

The other day, my pre-teen daughter asked if she could take a bath in my large, perfect-for-bubble-baths bathtub. Considering the fact that I most...

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