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Bella Said

Bella Said

Bella Said is a stay at home mom, working hard to balance all of life's demands. She writes her blog, It Coulda Been Worse, between fixing meals, sewing dresses, mending boo boo's, and washing never ending loads of laundry. You can catch her ramblings at www.itcouldabeenworse.blogspot.com .

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The First Day of School

The first day of school for my firstborn was yesterday. more

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The Day After.

When everything fell apart, but remarkably everyone held together. As a people, as a country. more

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A Promise to My Friends

I've never had great luck with women friends. I have one best friend who has stuck by me through all of my nonsense (Hi April!), but as far as lifetime friendships with other women, nope. Not a one. more

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So you don't work?

I am standing in the grocery line, watching my purchases be rung up while simultaneously keeping an eye on my kids in the cart when I am asked this question. I had been making small talk with the cashier. more

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Lily

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My Beautiful Lily

From the tops of her head to her toes, she is the essence of all grace and glory. And for now, she knows no different. more

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More Than a Mother

Forgive me if I wax poetic. Or my legs. Or none of the above. more

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Messy Baby

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Mama Said There'd Be Days Like This

I felt like supermom, that is for a sec, until my back seized up. more

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Goodbye Lonely Girl

I thought I would just always be that girl. The one who cried at night from loneliness. more

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playground

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The Battle

It's 10:12 AM. I am facing my nemesis across an island of green grass. more

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An Open Letter...

To the dad at the Children's museum this morning more

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