The Pacific Coast Mom Category

Breaking The Tradition of Learned Responses

Over time, we’ve observed various responses to many situations. Whether it was an angry outburst, crying, the quiet treatment, or throwing something, we internalized many emotions because we thought these emotions were “the right way to act.” Many of us are angry, fearful, resentment, and we don’t know why. Sometimes, when others inquire why we […]

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How My Miscarriage Ignited My Faith To Have The Family I Desired

For years, off and on, I wondered if experiencing childhood sexual abuse destroyed my ability to have children. From 5-10, two male family members misused my developing body. When I became sexually active, with my first boyfriend, at age 16, my mother sent me down to a clinic in Madison, Illinois. For approximately 10 years, […]

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What Is Your Foundation Made Out Of?

As I was writing today’s quote, I thought about the Three Little Pigs story. When life’s storms come huffing and puffing to blow your house down, will your house (you) come falling down? If your house falls apart, what have you learned in rebuilding your home? We are all responsible for our homes. What may […]

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