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Five killer stress busters that made me a better mother

Five killer stress busters that made me a better mother (At least I'd like to think they did) By Diane Atwood

On Christmas day, 1983, my husband and I had our first child. If nothing much had stressed me out before, now that I was a mother, nearly everything did.

It’s Really 10 Months Special Delivery: From Girth to Birth

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It is with GREAT pleasure that I get to tell you that It’s Really 10 Months Special Delivery: A Collections of Stories from Girth to Birth Edited by the marvelous Natalie Guenther, Kim Schenkelberg, and Celeste Snodgrass has hit the stores! This book is a perfect gift for moms and moms-to-be! Filled with more than […]

Book Review: Mothering Through The Darkness: Women Open Up About the Postpartum Experience

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MOTHERING THROUGH THE DARKNESS Women Open Up About the Postpartum Experience Edited by Jessica Smock and Stephanie Sprenger * Disclaimer: I received an advance reader copy of this book. * Sometimes resiliency is revealed through the variegated shades of tragedy and grief that so often colors the private horror that is postpartum depression. In the […]

I want to be four again

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If you are just tuning in, the House Guest series introduces emerging and established voices in the blogger world to the Housewife Plus audience. The writers featured here share their stories about parenting, marriage, and life in general. They are sometimes serious, other times funny, but always real. For information on how to be featured in the House Guest […]

What to do when your friend suffers a miscarriage

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There are few greater joys in the world than seeing two small lines appearing on a stick. The news that there is life sprouting in a womb, especially your best friend’s womb, is marvelous and life changing. Visions of layettes and heirloom names start dotting conversations. Hopes and dreams for the future are uttered with […]

I’m not ready for kindergarten

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If you are just tuning in, the House Guest series introduces emerging and established voices in the blogger world to the Housewife Plus audience. The writers featured here share their stories about parenting, marriage, and life in general. They are sometimes serious, other times funny, but always real. For information on how to be featured in the House Guest […]

Listen To Your Mother: Bangor announces local chairty for 2015 show

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LTYM Bangor Announces Local Charity: SPRUCE RUN WOMANCARE ALLIANCE Click To Tweet We are SO PROUD to announce that the LTYM Bangor 2015 show will be raising funds to help support the truly marvelous Spruce Run Womancare Alliancefollow! During the May 7th Listen To Your Mother show Bangor, we will be donating 10% of all ticket proceeds to […]

Listen To Your Mother Show BANGOR announces auditions!

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Everyone has a story about motherhood, and we want to hear it! Are you a mom, non-mom, man, woman, son, daughter, young, or old? Do you have stories about motherhood that you want to share? THIS IS YOUR CHANCE! Email us at ltymbangor@gmail.com to get your audition spot NOW! We are looking for stories that can be […]

The solitary mom club

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Are You A Member of the Solitary Mom Club? Click To Tweet In late 2014 I started blogging about being a stay at home mom. Not because I had some secret to success or a treasure trove of pin worthy tips to share, but because I was drowning in the deafening tediousness of motherhood. Where […]