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About mommymetamorphosis

Redeemed. Wife. Mama. Breathing life back into a dusty old blog. Passionate about home education, holistic health, Eating real food and sharing about how we keep it fun, easy, and simple on a budget. Plant based healing with essential oils and so much more. This space is much like a journal to me. Sometimes the things I share will make sense and follow a straight-ish line, other times there will be mere ramblings, much like the intimate pages of my journal, which I've been keeping throughout my life. Welcome to the randomness of my mind.

Mommy Promises

I promised myself I would do better this go round as a mommy. I promised to be more present in every moment. I promised I wouldn’t take gobs of pictures because when my other children were small it seemed like … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: My Birthday Edition

I love scrabble &  so do my boys we all played a game together before going to dinner. I woke up the next morning to this message left by my husband! My sweetest gifts, my sons (minus my 2step-sons) and … Continue reading

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Little Flowers First Year

I can hear my baby snoring over the monitor. I sleepily snuck out of bed and down the stairs to try to catch a few moments of mommy time. I listen to her breathing. Even as she sleeps I am … Continue reading

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Walking through the seasons of life

At least twice a month I meet up with a younger friend of mine and we walk around a paved path that stretches 3.7 miles surrounding Cooper River. We have certainly logged some miles through sun, wind, rain, warm, and … Continue reading

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The Spectrum

My husband’s son, my stepson, has autism. He just turned 13. His older son now 14, has several other diagnosed issues. (all of which in my observance are treatable with consistency and good discipline). But that is a story for … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Brotherly love edition

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Loss of Love on Valentine’s Day

In 2001 loss came inevitably after my mom was diagnosed with stage 4 bone cancer. The fear had come full circle. The breast cancer had metastasized. We were devastated, but my mom was still willing to fight. Sadly after a … Continue reading

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I need an outlet

I have been going to therapy on & off since my mother died in 2001, for various reasons. Some obvious. Others not so obvious. I have kept a journal my entire life and when I heard about blogging I was … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday Holiday Edition

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Divorce, Step-families, and more…

Divorce sucks. When I got married at twenty-three, I can honestly say I did not envision my fairytale ending in a divorce. I did not choose this. It chose me. One night while I was cooking a meal of spanish … Continue reading

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