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Hunting For Equal Rights

Like so many other girls, I grew up with hunting but not as a hunter. I knew my uncles went turkey hunting Thanksgiving morning. I’d listen, wide eyed, as they talked about their hunt while reaching for the mashed potatoes. My dad wasn’t a big hunter, but it wasn’t surprising to come home to a […]

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Raising a Self-Proclaimed Vegetarian in the Carne Capital of the World

Moms. Seriously. We live in Argentina, and if you know anything about Argentina, you know that it might actually be the meat capital of the world. When you go to a restaurant, what’s on the menu? Meat. When you go to a friend’s house for lunch or dinner, what’s being served? Meat. When you partake […]

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Open Letter To A Soldier’s Wife

Today, I met your mother in law. She gushed on and on about her son (stationed where we just left), her grandson (still in your womb), and how amazing we military families are. In the same breath, she leaned forward, asking with the fear of a mother for her child, “Has your husband deployed?” I […]

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How to Get a Free Christmas Care Package Through Support Military Spouses

Christmas is quickly approaching, and if you’re anything like me then you’re now entering panic mode. Between Christmas shopping and budgeting and planning a holiday menu, you’re probably feeling pretty wiped out already.  Here Comes the Holidays … and the stress. Moms everywhere are in overdrive this time of year, and for military spouses, in […]

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Lead with Love: Make the Call

Life’s trials can really test your courage and expressing that in writing can be difficult, too. It makes you all the more vulnerable, but oftentimes in a beautiful way. I tried to write about the relationship between me and my biological father last year right after he passed away from cancer. I felt like people […]

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Go Back To Where You Came From: What the Playground Taught Me About Racism

A few months ago, my 10-year-old daughter came home from school and said, “Mom, today at school, a girl told me to go back where I came from. She also told me that they are a certain type of family here, and I just don’t fit in. I am not like them. What did she […]

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Why My Daughter Will Wear Whatever She Wants This Halloween

Halloween is swiftly approaching and, as per usual for 2017 and the opinionated voices of the internet, there has been quite some controversy over what is and is not appropriate for costumes when it comes to cultural appropriation. I say ‘costumes’ and not ‘Halloween costumes’ because my children, and I am assuming most children, don’t […]

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