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Hosting a Blessingway. East Valley Moms Blog. Tabitha Dumas

Hosting a Blessingway

Whether you’re expecting a baby or planning to throw a baby shower for someone special, I hope you’ll consider this baby shower alternative: The Blessingway.   It has Native American roots and instead of exclusively focusing on the baby, it puts the spotlight (or soft candlelight as it were) on the mother-to-be and her transition […]

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39 and pregnant. East Valley Moms Blog. Tabitha Dumas

39 and pregnant

  This is not how I pictured motherhood going. I was the little girl who took her dolls, stroller and fully-loaded diaper bag (with newborn diapers I bought with my allowance) to church, the mall and anywhere else I was allowed. I fed them, changed them and bathed them like they were real. I was […]

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My mom fails. Tabitha Dumas for East Valley Moms Blog

My mom fails

No one sets out to rack up mom fails. We all begin motherhood with all of these ideas of what kind of mother we’ll be. We say, I’ll be attentive without hovering, creative and kind, infinitely patient and I’ll set strict bedtimes and limit sweets…all that good stuff. Then you have a baby and have […]

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Confessions of a wannabe gardener. East Valley Moms Blog. Tabitha Dumas

Confessions of a wannabe gardener

My Instagram profile says, “I grow roses and babies” and one of my favorite hashtags is #wannabegardener. Some of my posts make it look like I’m an avid gardener but that’s an illusion. I embrace the title of wannabe gardener. I love “garden style.” Terra cotta pots, terrariums, Victorian green houses, herbs in tea cups […]

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