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The Baader-Meinhoff Phenomenon

“Everyone should see a counselor six times in their lives…” I heard that phrase twice in a short period. Does that ever happen to you?  Here’s exactly what I typed into the magical google machine: “what the effect called when you learn something new, and then keep hearing about it.” Can you spot the glaring typos? […]

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An Open Letter to the Papa That Never Was, But Always Will Be

Today was messy. It was another day that started like the rest that I am always thankful for. Our family of four was up before the sun rose. My son may or may not have been up and fussing a few times during the night. I spent the majority of the day chasing our littles [...]
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{Sponsored Post} FIT4MOM Classes: A Foolproof Way to Make Friends and Keep Fit

Thank you to FIT4MOM for inviting Duluth Moms Blog to check out their Stroller Strides Classes! They provided the opportunity, but all opinions are our own.  I am the quintessential bandwagon slacker when it comes to working out. I join in on something, enjoy it for a while, and then fizzle out. It happens to the […]

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Adoption: Mountain and Valley, Part 2

The most beautiful girl I had ever laid eyes on was now my daughter, Amilia Degenesh Bailey.  You can read more about our picture perfect adoption story here.  Her nannies lovingly called her, Konjo, meaning beautiful, and were smitten with her contagious personality.  While most of the other babies at the orphanage where severely malnourished […]

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Standing with Aleppo this Christmas

I decided I cannot turn my head away. Because the killing doesn’t stop. The pain doesn’t cease fire. The hunger doesn’t flee when I refuse to look. When I flip the channel because the headlines makes me uncomfortable or stop reading the article because it is too deep in the trenches of pain for this […]

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