Birmingham Mom Collective

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Can My Child See the Board? Back to School Chat with UAB Callahan Eye

It's back to school season, and if you're sending kids to school, you've probably had a lot on your mind! From shopping for school supplies, to meeting the teacher, and everything in between, a...

How to Have a Meaningful Memorial Day :: In & Around Birmingham

For many people in the United States, the last weekend in May signifies the start of the summer season. If schools aren’t out already, this three-day weekend is a welcome relief before the final...

A Balanced Bloom :: A Holistic Approach to Being Your Best Self

It was the middle of the night when I found myself awake again in tears and desperation wondering how I could possibly show up for my kids tomorrow.  In the weeks following having my second...

Lullaby Wishes :: How Infertility Changed My Perspective

When I think of my journey with infertility, the word “inadequate” comes to mind because that is how it made me feel. Before I faced infertility, or even marriage, I felt inadequate. I was...

Lullaby Wishes :: An Unexpected Journey

“This cannot be happening to me.” I said that numerous times to my husband as we walked through this season. Have you ever been there? Maybe your situation was cancer or singleness or loneliness or...

I Wish I Had Known :: Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

Emergency C-Section "Don't panic." I told myself. "They are just being thorough. I remember having this a few times before with my other two." Then, the nurse called the doctor in from the hall to...

Our Family’s Journey with Spina Bifida

Our journey began in the fall of 2013 when I was 32 weeks pregnant with twin boys. Being pregnant with twins means you have a lot of extra appointments and ultrasounds. Up until this...

Love With Conditions {Domestic Violence Awareness}

When is enough, enough? At what point in your relationship do you decide to walk out the door and never look back? What buttons must be pushed for you to walk away from the...

I’m Not the Nanny :: Perspectives on Living as an Interracial Family

After the birth of our first son, we decided to became foster parents. Our experience as foster parents—having to return children we were attached to—lead us to considering growing our family via adoption. We...

The Truth About COVID-19 :: One Mom’s Experience

It has taken me several months to put this post together . . . partly because I don’t want to revisit this nightmare, but also because I feel like my words normally fall on...
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