Category Archives: Momfessions

Choose to Be A Mother

This past weekend I had a dream about my great-grandmother who will be 97 tomorrow. She shared some encouraging words with me in my dream that had me smiling when I woke up and got me pondering on what motherhood looked like for generations before me (and my mother).

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Kids These Days

Of all the clichés  my students rely upon in their essays, the “kids these days” fallacy has got to be the most frequent. It is especially amusing coming from my 18-20 year old students as they opine for the magical “good old days.” Read more

Celebrating AMAZING Moms-Newsymom Mother’s Day Giveaway

Sarah Copeland has been nominated as an AMAZING mom! “She has Hazel who is now two with her late husband Brent Copeland. She works day in and day out to keep his memory alive for Hazel.”

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Celebrating AMAZING Moms-Newsymom Mother’s Day Giveaway

Amy Jo Ellwood has been nominated as an AMAZING mom! “Growing up with our amazing Mom hasn’t always been like this picture, which is now a favorite moment of mine that was captured. She fought hard to get our family to this point.”

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Celebrating AMAZING Moms-Newsymom Mother’s Day Giveaway

Jill Mccombs Walker has been nominated as an AMAZING mom! “I would like to nominate my rock, my best friend, my mom. She has taught me so much over the years and if I could give her the world I would.”

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Celebrating AMAZING Moms-Newsymom Mother’s Day Giveaway

Melinda Shroyer has been nominated as an AMAZING mom! “I met this lady 5 years ago when both of our oldest boys switched to IV in first grade. Melinda was blessed with 2 boys Ethan and Colin. She has devoted her whole world to those boys making sure they never even for a moment think they can’t be whatever they want to be.”

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Celebrating AMAZING Moms-Newsymom Mother’s Day Giveaway

Andrea Legg has been nominated as an AMAZING mom! “As a mom, she has been through more than most could even imagine. She has handled herself with dignity and has never stopped being a fearless advocate for her amazing son. She fights for what’s right and paves the way for children like ours. I would be lost without her the last 5 (omg I don’t know how that’s possible) years! She deserves something amazing!” ♥️ -Alexis

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Celebrating AMAZING Moms-Newsymom Mother’s Day Giveaway

Mary Stevenson has been nominated as an AMAZING mom! “My mom is the best because of her heart. No woman I have ever met loves people the way she does. She puts herself last in every situation and has enough room in her heart for everyone and anyone. If caring for others was a crime my mom would be locked up for life!” -Danielle

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Celebrating AMAZING Moms-Newsymom Mother’s Day Giveaway

Tammie Taggart has been nominated as an AMAZING mom! “This is my daughter Alexis. I am biologically her grandmother. My husband and I have been raising her since she was 14 months old. She’s now 9. We adopted her 2 years ago so she is now my daughter. We go everywhere, karate classes, church, color walks, the parks, and swimming at the water park. Some little girl said I was too old to be her mom, and I guess in her eyes I was but we’re doing it anyway! ( she’s almost grown into my shoes! ).”

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Celebrating AMAZING Moms-Newsymom Mother’s Day Giveaway

Alexis Pryor has been nominated as an AMAZING mom! “She is the definition of strong, courageous, resilient, positive, smart, uplifting, and kind. She’s not only a badass mom, she’s an amazing friend. She deserves nothing but good things and I’d love it if she won this.” ❤️ -Andrea

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Be Who You Needed When You Were Younger

I’m passionate about motherhood. I am so thankful for the small group of authentic friends I have formulated over the years because being a parent is hard. I feel like that is something society can agree on as a whole. In this day in age where the stereotypical mom, dad, sister, brother is being challenged it makes it even harder.

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