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Cincinnati Mom Collective is the largest locally run parenting resource in the Queen City. Our mission is to bring the parents of Cincinnati & NKY helpful resources, support, & community.

Coming Out as LGBTQ {Realizing Your “Perfect Life” Isn’t Perfect}

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Imagine yourself at 33 years old. Mother of three kids. Loving husband of 10 years. Perfect two-story home with a white picket fence. A perfect life as far as the eye can see. But,...

How I Missed My Daughter’s ADHD {Telltale Signs in Girls and Women}

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At my daughter’s 13th yearly checkup, our pediatrician sent me into the hallway for a few minutes so my daughter could share any private concerns. What she said to her doctor was not a...

Frozen in Fear {Processing Your Child’s Medical Emergency}

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If I could describe the most terrifying, miserable feeling in the world, it would be watching your child be sick. Not sick with a cold, chickenpox or the flu, but sick with a medical...

Choosing to Trust

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To me, marriage is choosing every day that your partner is enough for you. That commitment is a choice day-in and day-out to stay through sickness and health, richer or poorer, forever.  The few serious...

How to Support Siblings of Special Needs Children

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Nine years ago, when I adopted a child with special needs from overseas, I spent months pouring over books and blogs. I prepared myself and my family for the challenges ahead, and I felt...

To My Son’s First Teacher

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Dear teacher, I’m going to let you in on a little secret. Before I met you, and really got to know you, I despised your existence. In my head, you were the image of evil....

The Power of Community

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Parenthood is not a solo job.  Even single parents have days where they just Can’t. Do. It. Alone.  I raised my daughter alone with no child support and an absent father for over three...

CMB After Dark – My Husband and I Don’t Have Sex

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I love sex. I honestly do.  And when there is a deeper,  more committed connection, such as with your partner, the sex is even better. But what happens when you and your partner don't...

Body Safety, Terminology, and Consent: Why it Matters

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It was a situation I thought we would never face. The events are still fresh in my mind and the feelings are still intense. I’m currently navigating mixed emotions of anger, sadness, bitterness, and...

The Measly MLM Mom

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I get why so many moms sign up to be consultants, advisors, and coaches for MLM (multi-level marketing) companies. I am one of them. After an almost decade-long run of working in the entertainment industry,...