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Alana Livingston

Alana Livingston
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Alana is a small-town Oklahoma girl who now resides in Edmond with her husband and 1 year old daughter. She has a bachelor's degree in Business Management and an MBA in Marketing. Alana quit her job as a Marketing Director to be a SAHM when her daughter was born. She is a former Foster Mom with a huge passion for foster care. Alana loves to spend her time playing with her daughter, binge watching Netflix and Hulu, practicing yoga (practice being the key word), and hanging out with her husband.

Why I Became a Foster Parent

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As you may or may not know, this month is National Foster Care Month! Because of this fact, I thought it would be a good time to discuss why I chose to be a foster...

Is the Pregnancy Glow a Myth, or am I Just Unlucky?

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I have debated writing this post for quite some time...I was fearful of judgment, scared to hurt feelings, and mostly hopeful I was wrong; but alas, I'm here to say: I never got the "pregnancy...

Pregnancy Makes You Do Crazy Things

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I came across this article the other day and laughed because it really hit home with me--it was a relief to know I wasn't the only one who did crazy things after becoming pregnant. I...

Should Moms Carry Guns?

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I hope I'm not just speaking for myself when I say that as an American Mom, I often take safety for granted. We live in a safe neighborhood in one of the best school...

Things Pregnant Women Don’t Want to Hear…

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I won't lie, before getting pregnant I was an offender of bad conversation etiquette with pregnant women. It's easy to fall into the trap, after all, you don't want to act uninterested, but there...

I’m up to my eyebrows in pregnancy books…

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I am a textbook Type-A Personality and I always have been... In Elementary School, I would beg my Mom to start buying my school supplies in June. In High School, if there was an A/P class,...

I Don’t Have Kids – But I’m NOT a First Time Mom!

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One of my biggest pet peeves throughout this pregnancy has been when people refer to me as a "first-time mom." I don't feel like mom labels should be so cookie cutter. I was a foster...