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Finding My Voice

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“Just let them stay up later, then they’ll sleep in tomorrow!”  I cringe every time I hear this phrase. Every ounce of my being knows this is unequivocally untrue. Yet, for some reason, I always find myself with two...
"Pinterest Mom." Isn't that what all moms long to be? After dealing with the winter blues and spending a few too many days cooped up inside, avoiding the latest sickness going around, I decided I needed to do more...
There isn't a parent I know who, at one point or another, found it challenging to get their child to eat their vegetables. For some of us, it's a battle that ends with a bribe, covert missions that involve...
  Week after week I sit in my kitchen staring at my calendar trying to figure out the answer to one of life’s most perplexing questions…”What are we going to eat?!” As a mom and primary cook in our household...
Have you ever had one of those days, where you wake up, manage to get yourself, and all the little ones in your house dressed and ready, fed, and sent off to school, then you head to work, walk...
  On a gloomy Monday afternoon, I sat on the table during my 32-week prenatal appointment, and my doctor asked the question she always asks, "Do you have any questions?" This being my third pregnancy, I didn't have many questions...
Over 6 million women (ages 15-44) across America struggle with infertility. Take 100 of your Facebook friends; it’s likely that 12-13 of them have or are currently having trouble becoming pregnant. I am among those, and in my case,...
I’m walking the halls of our house, following a loop through the kitchen, family room, passed the office, down the hall, across the entryway, and back to the kitchen. Repeat. Repeat. Repeat again. I’m humming, singing, shushing, not stoping...
Indianapolis Moms Blog is now Indianapolis Moms Five years ago, Indianapolis Moms Blog was launched with one thing in mind: to provide a positive and collective voice for the moms in Indianapolis. We have grown tremendously and continue to grow...
In a recent interview with People magazine, Oprah discussed why she never had children. She discussed the “depth of responsibility” that it would take to be a mom. She also talked about the people she spent her time interviewing...
“How you doing?” “Ugh. Busy, but ok!” Six months ago, this was how nearly every conversation would begin for me. As a teacher, wife, and mom with a 2-going-on-13-year-old and newborn with colic, my life was anything but relaxed. I had...

Dear Daughter

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My Dear Lottie Grace, I drove home from the gym yesterday in the early dark hours. I was feeling strong and confident, and I suddenly felt an urge to tell you that as a girl in this world, you will...
February is American Heart Month and mamas, we are looking at you! Did you know heart disease claims the lives of women more than all cancers combined? Frightening statistic, isn't it? We sat down with Dr. Lori Deemer from...
“You didn’t come this far, to only come this far.” It’s 7 pm, and I’m running (out of breath) on the treadmill. Just one foot in front of the other. I see my heart rate creeping higher and higher. I...

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Indianapolis Moms Neighborhood Egg Hunt

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Indianapolis area families may not be able to attend some of our favorite egg hunts this spring, which is why the Indianapolis Moms team...

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