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Value of a Village NashvilleMomsBlog

The Value of a Village

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month is about changing the misconceptions that the general public has of those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It’s about finding the best ways to support and enable those with ID/DD to be involved and thrive within their communities. It is about empowering them to live a life of which they can feel proud. Absolutely […]

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Motherhood Unexpected My Child with Disabilities Doesn't Need Your Pity NashvilleMomsBlog

Motherhood Unexpected: Why My Child with Disabilities Doesn’t Need Your Pity

This is not the motherhood I pictured. There. I said it. At least, it’s not the motherhood I daydreamed about when I placed my hands on my smooth, round belly and delighted in the movement stirring inside. I knew I was having the little girl I’d always wanted, and I was thrilled. I pictured delicate ballet […]

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Mompreneur Search Winner Blooma

Moms Who Mean Business :: Blooma

In the days leading up to Small Business Saturday, we will be featuring each of our Moms Who Mean Business :: Mompreneur Search winners. We encourage you to check out their businesses, consider shopping locally this holiday season, and—of course—to enter their giveaways! We love Nashville, we love moms, and we think that shopping with […]

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Why We Chose Open Adoption

When my husband and I pictured starting a family, we envisioned what every young couple imagines. We thought we would have a positive test eventually; we may experience a few bumps in the road, but—give or take—within 9 months we would have a bouncing bundle of joy. Fast forward through 2 years of negative tests, and it […]

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