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Moms on a Mission Series

Mom on a Mission: Susan Vandergriff with A Step Ahead Chattanooga

Every month, Chattanooga Moms will be bringing you a new series featuring non-profits led by women in the Chattanooga area written by guest blogger Alexi. Did you know that seven out of ten women will...
Feeling the FOMO, Mama

Feeling the FOMO, Mama?

FOMO: Fear of Missing Out. Yes, I had to ask a younger, cooler person what it meant too. When I got pregnant with my daughter, people started to ask if I felt like I...
Dear Husband I Don't Want Your Paycheck

Dear Husband, I Don’t Want Your Paycheck

Before you read this letter, let me be clear about my angle. Our family has been blessed with resources that most do not have. Our kids are clothed, sheltered, and cared for beyond their...

A Quiet Place

Not the movie. But I do turn into a scary, sound-hunting momster during my son's quiet time. We didn't always do quiet time, but it became a life-or-death situation for my sanity. So, as of...

Sometimes it’s Okay to Walk Away

Before I begin, let me just say that my inspiration for this post came from the talented, generous, brilliant, loving, supportive, brave, kind, and overall beautiful human being, mother, friend, daughter, wife, activist, and...

Non-religious in the South

...and everything's alright. Oh yeah. I come from a long line of Southern Baptists, but I was of the 'Sunday Christian' variety. My dad joined the Army the year before my birth, so we moved...

Don’t Lick That (And Other #momlife Anecdotes)

Up until a short time ago, I'm pretty sure I either had sweet somethings to say to my almost three-year-old son or I had frustratingly and mostly-but-not-always-restrained commands for him to stop being a...

i carry your heart with me

If you've never read the poem, "i carry your heart with me," by e.e. cummings, then please do so now. If you have, read it again. i carry your heart with me (i carry it...

I Don’t Weigh Myself Anymore

But I used to. I have struggled with feeling comfortable in my own skin for as long as I can remember. Well, that's not exactly true. When I was in elementary school, I was...

Breaking the Chain

Before I start, please know that I know that there have been a multitude of articles like this written before, and I'm sure there will be many more written during my lifetime. My question to...