Let’s stop and appreciate mothers


Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Alice Pyles Strong, 99, of Delhi, went home to meet her Lord and Savior on Sunday, July 8, 2018,

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Mary L.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Violet Entrekin Smith, 87, of Jena, passed from this life on Friday, June 29, 2018, at the home o

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Gary Dell Tucker, 74, passed from this life on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at the Rapides Regional Me

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Margie Magilean Brewton, 91, of Jena, passed from this life on Monday, June 25, 2018, at the LaSa

By Morgan Tarpley Smith

As most of us know social media can be filled with a whole lot of negativity including people ranting about an array of issues, but sometimes there are posts that aren’t necessarily negative or ranting but have a point and fill a need for someone to be a little vulnerable especially in the way of parenting. And though I’m only a Mom-to-be, I have plenty of respect for mothers whether they stay at home or work outside and inside the home. I can easily see why Liz Petrone felt compelled to post about her struggle.

“Liz Petrone hit a breaking point when she took to Facebook to give outsiders a glimpse of the reality of her life as a working mother with four young children. Petrone, 38, of New York detailed in nearly 400 words all that she accomplished in one morning before arriving at her full-time job at an IT company at 9 a.m.

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