Author: Lauren Roberts

In Search of Mental and Emotional Wellness

The month of May is filled with many occasions to celebrate. The most noteworthy celebration of all is the day we honor those who gave birth, stepped in, fostered, adopted, surrogate and yes spiritual mothers. We celebrate graduates in their achievements as they embark on their next level of endeavors. We celebrate the new season with all of its summer holidays. We prepare for proms, weddings, vacations, cookouts, pools opening and so much more. It’s time we work to get in shape physically, spiritually, and mentally.

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Publix Brings Nutritious Food to Rockdale Families with RER

Publix Super Markets, Inc. with the extraordinary generosity of their customers and Publix associates is helping children and families have the nutritious food they need by providing Rockdale Emergency Relief with a $26,550 grant from the Food For All Campaign. Publix raises funds to support agencies that fight hunger while advocating self-sufficiency at the local level.

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Not So Different

Recently I stood at my kitchen counter, breaking a store bought chicken down into pieces, cleaning what would become that night’s BBQ dinner. I gave as much attention to the details of my task while also trying to appease the hunger requests being made by my two toddlers playing in the adjacent room. As I stood there working, I began to remember being a ten-year-old girl, standing at my mother’s kitchen counter doing the same.

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Momma, I See You

Hey momma, I see you. You are sitting quietly in the corner hoping and wishing not to be seen today. You have purposely set a smile on your face in hopes that the other women won’t notice the tremble that’s caught in your throat. You are sitting in your pew today, watching the other mom’s receive recognition for their achievements of “oldest mother” or “newest mother.”

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