Casey Purnhagen

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Parenting is a long journey to learning that we're neither alone or enough. The more firmly we cling to those truths the sweeter it becomes.

The Heart of CMB: Hope’s Closet

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It was 9 o’clock at night and there was a loud knock at the door. A lady with a badge and a police officer were there. Before I knew it I was in the...

The Baby That Never Came Home

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I was nursing, and I had a 9-month-old, and I was on the pill. So you can understand why two weeks of nausea seemed like it must certainly be an odd strain of the...

Motherhood is a Mess {Series}

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In a given day there are a million moments, and lately, with a four and two year old, many of those moments look like messes. If you have survived this season, first of all,...

A Day in Our Lives with Kristin Weinberg Photography {Sponsored}

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Cincinnati Moms Blog is excited to be partnering with Kristin Weinberg Photography to bring you the following sponsored review. We believe in endorsing products we value, especially ones we think other Cincinnati moms will appreciate...

When at Home: Making Money {Series}

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Let me begin by saying that I support all mamas who thoughtfully consider the best interest of their family and make difficult decisions to create the life they desire. For some, the decision is...

You Can’t Fight Fire with Fire: Managing Tantrums and Meltdowns

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You can’t fight fire with fire, or so they say. This common phrase came to mind the other day when I was watching my nearly four year old boy starting to smoke out his...

How to be a GREAT grandparent

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My son was the first grandchild on each side of our family, so we have had a front row seat to the transition our parents have made to grandparents - and it has been...

To All the Babies No One Knew…

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To all the parents who hold the secret of the babies they lost before anyone knew - I am so sorry.  You are not alone. To all the babies no one knew… There are so many of...

Mom Strong: Honoring our Strengths as Mothers {Series}

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It is really easy to think of things we wish we could/would/should do better as mothers. However, sadly, it is much harder to think of things that we do really well as mothers. And...

It’s Not Easy Being Green

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It’s not easy being green. Seriously, I cannot possibly keep up with all the well-intentioned instructions for saving the planet. I’m also not a crunchy-mama, but in spite of all the things I am...