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Raising Children in a World of Hate and Fear | Austin Moms Blog | Erin Ruoff

Am I Selfish?

Friday was hard for me. Waking up to more bad news of another terrorist attack. Another hate-filled massacre. A crime that took a son and father that lived down the road from me. I’m filled with fear and questions. Lots of questions. Why God? Why are you allowing all these precious lives to be taken? These […]

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Father's Day

Love Letters for Father’s Day

Dearest Chad, I will never forget our first date. Completely smitten, I gushed at you. Feeling my small world and heart open with possibility, I timidly approached the question, “Do you see yourself having children?” I will never forget your answer, “I hadn’t. You?” (Damn girl! Be cool! Be cool!)  “Ummm I am not sure. […]

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Potty Wars: The Gender-Neutral Bathroom Debate

Man oh man, here we go. This isn’t some fresh off the press debate. I’m sure, just like me, your feed has been inundated with blogs and articles and all kinds of noise surrounding Target and their bathroom policy. Lots of folks have varying opinions surrounding this topic so whether you are for gender-neutral bathrooms, someone using the […]

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Love and Loss on Mother’s Day

Have you ever desired something with such intensity that you felt a constant loss each moment that dream was not realized? For years I wanted to be a mother. These are not feelings I admitted out loud. I was a firm believer in only creating goals I had control over. As I walked into my 31st and […]

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Love is… Love

Whether or not you enjoy or despise Valentine’s Day, I think we can all agree that this overly-commercialized holiday focuses on love. Instead of focusing on the typical flowers, candy, and date nights associated with February 14, I thought it would be fulfilling this year to concentrate on what it’s really about… love. Love is […]

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