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I Am a Gainesville Mom: Reathea Felder

Gainesville FL Moms Blog is excited to continue our new series, I Am a Gainesville Mom. The moms in our community are our number one passion. After all, this site is written by and for local moms! The I Am a Gainesville Mom series highlights moms from all around our community featuring the work they [...]
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I Am a Gainesville Mom: Jala Harris

We're so excited to present our new series, I Am a Gainesville Mom. The moms in our community are our number one passion. After all, this site is written by and for local moms! The I Am a Gainesville Mom series will highlight moms from all around our community featuring the work they do, the [...]
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This is What Suicide Looks Like

This is What Suicide Looks Like

Its 10:30am on a Friday. I am home with my sweet 2-year-old son who has caught whatever new stomach bug is floating around. It is my 28th day home from work this school year.  I am now in unpaid time off territory as all my paid time was used for an unexpected funeral for my […]

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Amy Schumer: Tales from the Toilet

Amy Schumer, a fresh new mom with a shiny new baby, and fresh on the heels of the glowing Duchess of Sussex’s post-birth photo ops. Arguably, two very different thrones, but Amy’s is the one I identify with.  [xyz-ihs snippet=”Amy-Schumer-Birth”] Don’t get me wrong, there is absolutely nothing wrong with EITHER of these post-birth sip and […]

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Mother’s Day Gifts of Self-Care and Community-Care

I have saved every single homemade card my children created for Mother’s Day. What mom doesn’t love art by their littles? And can I get “woot-woot” for all the beautiful bouquets purchased from a florist, farm bought or backyard picked flowers served on a tray next to breakfast. These Mother’s Day treasures are looked forward […]

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A Mother’s Plea for a Summer Camp Revolution

Near the end of the school year, moms are presented with a new source of stress. Just a few months prior, we celebrated making it through the holidays and the start of the second half of school. Then suddenly out of nowhere, they come the emails and advertisements to choose summer camps.  “Is it that […]

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