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Discussing Our Differences-2

There is One Room in the House That Will Always Be Mine

Before having children, I shuttered at the image of kid’s ‘stuff’ spread throughout the house. One-use baby accessories, musical toys playing the same three melodies over and over, burp cloths stained with spit-up thrown on the backs of furniture, snack crumbs embedded in furniture seat cushions, and sticky handprints on coffee tables were not focal pieces […]

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Throwing the Mom Pity Party

Today is my 36th birthday. I had grandiose plans of drinking with my friends and having a kid-free dinner – maybe a boat ride at my best friend’s lake house {nice perk, huh?}. Then, this week, my four-year-old son got sick – really sick. Enter, the mom pity party. He had a fever for six […]

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Bringing a New Baby Home During the Flint Water Crisis

Sometimes I feel like the Flint water crisis stole away my precious memories of bringing my baby home. On August 9, 2016 I gave birth to a healthy baby boy. August Andrew Ollie weighed in at 6 pounds and 11 ounces at Hurley Hospital in Flint, Michigan. Instead of the dream of bringing my sweet baby home for […]

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Lyndsey

Meet Lyndsey, an Imlay City Mom!

Writing….I love it. The whole shebang. The researching, writing, reading, and learning. It’s thrilling. Writing about kids, yes! Writing about my families’ rural adventures, yes. Writing about myself, errrrg. What to say? Well here goes… I’m Lyndsey. I’m 30ish. I’m married to my husband Dave and we have two kids, a dog, a cat, and […]

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