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Changed By A Child

It has only taken me thirteen years to write anything about our story. I can honestly say that I have perseverated about it endlessly, even thought about writing a book but I was always afraid I would end up like Jack Nicholson’s character on the “Shining,” you know, the one that locks himself in a room for months, and slowly goes crazy, writing the same line over and over … [Read More...]

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And So It All Began…Lessons From The Hood

When I became a mom my life changed. God opened my eyes to the meaning of true love. Through my child, I was able to see that I had been called to do great things. This beautiful child was giving me a chance to leave my mark, to possibly change the outcome of the future, I had a purpose, a title, I was a Mom! The first few moments of motherhood for me were exhausting, … [Read More...]

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Working Your Core During Pregnancy

Having strong abdominal muscles is important for men and women alike, however it is especially important for women when they become pregnant.  If your abdominal muscles are flabby it forces the back muscles to compensate by taking on extra work to support the spine.  When you are pregnant and carrying extra weight the lower back is strained even more, so the stronger your … [Read More...]

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My Baby Is Not Getting My Husband’s Last Name

If the parents of a baby don't share the same last name, why should the baby automatically receive the father's last name? It's old school and annoying: my baby will be getting my name. Period. So What If It's Tradition!? Ok, I get that it's tradition that a child is to receive the father's last name, but when I was pregnant with my first baby (and we were not yet … [Read More...]