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Back Again for the First Time

I knew today was coming, but didn’t think much of it until this morning. Topeka said, “Are you going to take a picture of Allyson?” It was early and I reluctantly said, “Sure.” See, Allyson had already had a first day of school earlier this summer as she was enrolled in a program designed to…

President’s Day: Past, Present, and Future

It is very easy to forget what President’s Day is about since much of the hoopla about the day is centered around great sales at your favorite department stores. Just turn on the television and you will see. It is also a paid holiday for many. Believe me, I’m not mad about that one! It’s a…

Mississippi Girl Interview Series: Surviving Seven

It appears that the number 7 seems to be her lucky number. It’s only fitting that Marcie Atkinson unravel 7 misconceptions of motherhood. I sat down with her on a cold Saturday afternoon in January (with the high pitched sound of children in the background) to pick her brain about some illusions of being a…

Shoe Away Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is an illness that effects way too many people and their families each year. It’s time for it to be shoed away! That’s exactly what Candace Washington and her special guest, Chandra Currelley, set out to do with this event.

Pulling Up: Teddy

Happy New Year Teddy! By now, I would imagine that your sister, parents and grandparents are chasing you around the room while you crawl away exploring. I know you can’t read right now, but you can enjoy seeing the wonderful people that showed up to welcome you to the world. Enjoy!

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