Mandy Hitchcock

Motherhood. Loss. Authenticity. Resilience.

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loss

Do One Good Thing For Hudson’s Eighth Birthday

I won’t lie. November sucked. The days and weeks leading up to Hudson’s birthday on December 1 are always hard, but the election and its aftermath have made this time even more full of mourning and anxiety than usual. It’s… Continue Reading →

Perpetual State

There is a great debate among those who celebrate Christmas about when it’s appropriate to start listening to Christmas music. I myself have fallen on both sides at different points in time. Facebook reminded me last week that a year ago, I… Continue Reading →

Why I Love the Sound of My Kids Fighting

I’m in the kitchen doing the dishes. It’s that hour just after the kids wake from their naps. I spent their naptime working and am now desperately hoping they’ll entertain themselves for a bit while I try to fit in… Continue Reading →

Measure Your Life in Love

The past few months and weeks have been full of so much grim news in the world: terrible violence and the death of innocents in Israel and Palestine, Ukraine, and Iraq; more innocents killed daily by gun violence here in… Continue Reading →

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