Author Archives: Tricia Dow

Tricia is a mom of two who lost the battle with melanoma in late 2014. Her posts about fighting the disease while parenting and keeping life normal for her kids remain on Mumbling Mommy in tribute. Rest in peace, sweet Tricia.

On to Round Three of Chemo: Reflections on My Stage IV Cancer

This past week should have been a devastating turn of events for our family. My melanoma is back and it’s Stage…

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My Cancer is Back… Now What?

  A year ago I woke up each and day and knew how lucky I was. Every single day. I…

The Significance Of Buying A Quilt

By Tricia The purchase of a quilt for a child’s bed is probably not a significant occurrence for most people.…

Call Me Cheap… But It Hurts To Pay Full Price

  Frugal, deal-seeker… or just plain cheap. I love saving money. I will be the first one to admit that…

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Mommy 101: Managing Stress During Pregnancy

The Mommy 101 posts are part of an occasional series in areas where we feel knowledgeable. Each mom brings her…

Talking To My Son About Melanoma: I Can’t Say The “C” Word

We all want to protect our children’s innocence and keep their world safe and happy for as long as were…

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Blogger and Cancer Warrior: Welcome Tricia

I was intimidated at the prospect of writing for a blog, probably the same fear my 86-year-old grandfather has when…

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