• PUBLISHED: Kathy Freier – Giving Heart, Nurturing Soul

    PUBLISHED: Kathy Freier - Giving Heart, Nurturing Soul

    Kathy Freier's story in On The Minds of Moms Magazine takes us all the way from Fargo, ND to Ethiopia. And it's proof that family comes in all shapes and sizes and colors and beliefs. We love Kathy! Here's an excerpt: "Ana was beautiful. She had a gorgeous smile and spirit that translated even through the camera lens. Kathy found herself drawn to Ana and her biological mother’s story and knew that Ana was meant to be their daughter. “A lot of single mothers like her are forced into prostitution or selling their ...

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  • PUBLISHED: Vickie Piepkorn – Embracing the Unexpected Trip

    PUBLISHED: Vickie Piepkorn - Embracing the Unexpected Trip

    Vickie Piepkorn's story for On The Minds of Moms Magazine was based on Emily Perl Kingsley's poem 'Welcome To Holland:' "I am often asked to describe the experience of raising a child with a disability - to try to help people who have not shared that unique experience to understand it, to imagine how it would feel. It's like this...... When you're going to have a baby, it's like planning a fabulous vacation trip - to Italy. You buy a bunch of guide books and make your wonderful plans. The Coliseum. The Michelangelo ...

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  • PUBLISHED: Troy White: Written Purpose

    PUBLISHED: Troy White: Written Purpose

    I love this magazine. It's easy to read and well-written (if I do say so, myself). It has wonderful pictures and a cool layout. It's perfectly sized. It's founded, organized and published by two awesome women. And every issue features the story of a person who has overcome incredible adversity. This time it's Troy White. Get some tissues handy. You'll need 'em. “Patricia Carlson is a full-time freelance editorial and web writer who divides her time between Minnesota and Florida. Follow her work on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Contact Patricia here for assignment and rate inquiries.”

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  • PUBLISHED: Samantha Meyer: Hope in Focus

    PUBLISHED: Samantha Meyer: Hope in Focus

    I love my job. Here's why. I get to meet people like Samantha. "For years Samantha Meyer stood behind her camera lens taking pictures of smiling new moms and dads cradling their precious newborns. She marveled at their love. She captured their glow. She witnessed their miracle. Samantha would have to endure tragedy, loss, and trauma before she’d get that triumphant family portrait she could call her own." Read Sam's full story here. Thanks again to OTMOM for bringing me into your team. “Patricia Carlson is a full-time freelance editorial and web writer who divides her ...

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  • PUBLISHED: Ease Your Pain: What You Need to Know About Chiropractic Care and Physical Therapy

    PUBLISHED: Ease Your Pain: What You Need to Know About Chiropractic Care and Physical Therapy

    Does any of this sound familiar to you? "Fawn Krosch is in pain. It’s 2 in the afternoon, but she is lying in bed with the shades drawn; all the lights are off and her rural Hawley, Minn., farmhouse is exceedingly quiet. She has a migraine. If she tries to move, the pain radiates through her head and down her neck. Her whole body shudders with nausea and dizziness. Pain is something the 30-year-old Clay County Sheriff’s Department deputy has lived with since her days as a cross country runner in high ...

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