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Ali Flynn

Hang in there mama by Ali Flynn Ali lives in New York with her four teenage daughters and husband. She is excited to share with you the joys and hardships of motherhood with an open heart, laughter and some tears. Ali is a monthly guest contributor for Westchester County Moms and has been seen on Filter Free Parents, Grown and Flown, Today Parents and Her View From Home. You can also find her at https://www.facebook.com/hangintheremama where she keeps motherhood real.

On The Days You Feel Like You’re Failing

Sometimes, I want to reach deep within my soul, shake it around a bit and say, “Wake up! You are doing a great job, even...

The Silver Lining To The Pandemic Is Finally Slowing Down And Being Present With...

This is me, most days of quarantine... Are you digging the crazy bun and no makeup? Well, as crazy as this messy bun looks, and I’m...

I Owe It To My Kids To Be An Imperfect Parent

Not every moment in parenting is filled with perfection. Being human is showing our kids it’s okay to be just as they are. All I can...

To My Teen – I Can’t Always Fix it But I Am Always Here.

As parents, we may not be able to fix everything, but we can offer HOPE, LOVE & SUPPORT while navigating through life’s ups and...

I Have This Ever Present Feeling of Guilt. And My Husband Has None.

So often I find myself struggling with the game of tug-o-war over the ever burdening emotion of feeling guilty.   The thoughts of all of the...

Some Days Are Just Hard

This... this looks easy...being snuggled up under a cozy blanket working on a zoom call while staring out the window...But, this is hard. Some...

How Is It Possible They Are Tall Enough To See Over The Steering Wheel?

This is my face when my friend texted me that her 15 year old just passed her permit test! Weren’t we just cradling these little...

Mamas Struggle Too.

But I know one thing, we are not weak, we are not broken down, we are not selfish. We are often looking for a hand to hold, a hand quietly offering silent comfort, to comfort us in our weakness, bathe us in kindness and embrace us in love.