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Hi, I'm Courtney, and I was a single parent. A decade ago, I felt so much shame about being a single parent and felt so much societal pressure to act like I never was after I met my husband...
Two of my moms are amputees. My step-mama, Susie, was the first to lose one of her legs. Many years later, my mother lost one of hers as well. After the initial trauma of my mother's accident several years...
Parenting is hard. (I feel this hard, but I keep trying to remind myself, "Don't miss how far he's come.") Each stage is hard and about the time you breathe a short sigh of relief after conquering one stage,...
Looking for some fun and simple crafts with the kids this holiday season? If you're like most households, you use toilet paper... a LOT of toilet paper. Want a way to reuse those TP tubes before throwing them in...
A few weeks ago, a friend reached out and asked if I would be interested in writing a piece about being a mom. More specifically, being a lesbian mom. I considered what I would say about being a parent;...
Let's hear it for the ladies! The Derby City is home to many women-owned businesses. These women are passionate and experts in their crafts, from vegan restaurants to chic boutiques to millinery. Check out the list below, our LMC...
Our city is such an amazingly diverse community. Here is our guide to some Black-owned businesses in Louisville. Please take a few moments to click through each business and find out more about their services or products. If you are...
Recognizing my privilege is of utmost importance. When people find out that I visit schools or work in buildings "West of Ninth Street" in Louisville, they always ask if I am afraid to go to work alone. When I...
“I think we should consider homeschooling.”  I can’t remember my exact reaction, but I think I laughed. Our oldest son was four years-old. I had never given any thought to any version of education for him other than public school....
Right after the pandemic started, our daughter did a virtual summer camp where she learned about history and cultures from around the world. One part of her activities was to pick a parent to create a family tree for...

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