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Leslie Botchar

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I am a stay-at-home mom of three children; currently on a leave of absence from the Federal Government. When I started blogging it was with the intent to create a digital journal of my growing family. A peek into our little life; often warts and all! It was wonderful to be a part of a community of talented women, especially since I found staying at home with young children could sometimes be lonely and isolating.

As my experience in the “Blogosphere” expanded, I determined that my voice would be one of encouragement and support towards other mothers who are also doing the hardest job you will ever love. Naturally this requires that I also be authentic about my own struggles as a mother. I vowed that my blog would not be a place where other mothers, or women in general, would find judgement, ridicule, or even hate filled ranting. Rather it would be a place where all moms could take some “time out” from their daily tasks; and leave feeling encouraged, supported and uplifted. And hopefully have a few laughs as well.

As moms, we are fully equipped to succeed at our job as parents, yet I also recognize that we do not have to let go of all our hopes and dreams for personal success as well. It is to that end that I desire to raise women up so that we may all meet our full potential in life, love....and other fun pursuits.

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