It was shortly before midnight and I was finally crawling my way into bed, ready for the mental and physical rest I’d been pining away for all day long. I grabbed my lumpy, old, hand-me-down feather pillow, stained from...
My 4 year old son is my Sunshine Baby. For those of you who don’t know what a “sunshine baby” is, it’s a baby you have before experiencing the loss of a child. My pregnancy with him was absolutely...
{Find all of the posts in this series HERE} It’s incredible how much we can allow ourselves to be affected and influenced by our Body Image, but as moms, we can all truly appreciate what it is a Mom Body...

Kitchen Kisses

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“I kissed you when I walked in the door,” he’d say. “What? No, you didn’t.” “Yup, I did. You don’t even notice half the time” I’d hear. I had to start paying better attention after my husband and I...
{Find all of the posts in this series HERE} It’s incredible how much we can allow ourselves to be affected and influenced by our Body Image, but as moms, we can all truly appreciate what it is a Mom Body...
Five months postpartum with my second kid and I finally bought a pair of jeans that fit. They arrived in packaging that said, “Yay!” all over them and while I was excited to have a trendy pair of denim,...
Winter in Minnesota. Cold, dark, quiet. White with snow, grey with little sun, the holiday colors and sparkles of December give way to a muted world - like a page in a coloring book that your kid hasn't put...
When your sister was small, I dreaded the night. It was dark, lonely, unknown. Despite loving her fiercely with every fiber of my being, I’d bounce and jiggle and pace repeating to myself “Morning always comes” as my tired...
On May 28th 2014,  at around 11:00am, I got the most gut-wrenching phone call of my life from our babysitter. She was hysterical.  In that moment, I knew my baby was gone. Hello, my name is Alison Surratt. I am married to...
  Since becoming a mother, I’ve shelved a lot of hobbies that used to consume vast stretches of my pre-kid time: dabbling in oil painting, hitting the tennis courts after work, playing in a community orchestra, to name a few....
During the current climate of this global pandemic, many of us find ourselves anxious, scared, angry or sad. And that's okay. Here at TCMC we want to walk along beside you as we traverse these uncertain waters together. In...

When Life Gets Dark

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I'm not going to sugar coat it. This year, it was a dark summer. Sure, the days themselves were bright... full of sunshine and plenty of opportunities to count our blessings, soak in the little moments and sit in...
Many families will grieve a loss this holiday season.  A divorce, miscarriage, a loved one's decline in health or their death.  Maybe it is the loss of a job or a loved one is deployed.  An event which shaped...
{Find the rest of the posts in this series HERE} It’s incredible how much we can allow ourselves to be affected and influenced by our Body Image, but as moms, we can all truly appreciate what it is a Mom...

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Road Trip Survival Guide

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Recently, while my husband was away for two weeks, I decided to go on an adventure to see my dad and sisters in Wisconsin....
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