Stephanie Enger-Moreland

Stephanie Enger-Moreland
Stephanie is a native of St. Louis, born and raised. She attended college at Maryville University (BA) and Lindenwood University (MA). Days are full as she divides her duties between her job as the Director of Volunteers & Special Events at a local food pantry and as wife to Chris, mom to a lively preschool-aged son and “bonus” mom to two older daughters. If time allows, Stephanie devotes her time to various nonprofits who are dear to her heart. When she isn’t trying to figure out how to change the world, you can find her at home in Fenton catching up on all of her favorite Housewives or sitting back, watching the glorious chaos of home!
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I’d Rather Go to the OBGYN

About three weeks ago, I went to the dentist for my regular cleaning and heard the dreaded words, “You have a cavity.” UGH! The cavity was three years in the making, stemming from a...

The Last Moments

What if it was the last moment in a particular place, and you didn’t even know it? Would you change how it would go, step into that moment a little longer? Take more pictures?...
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My Son’s First Heartbreak

The school year was off and running. Here we are, he’s finally in Kindergarten! I marveled at how well he was doing in the first few days. My son no longer had me to...
a sleepy mom with her head leaning on her arm, eyes closed, with a mug of coffee in front of her on the table

Parents are #teamnosleep

#teamnosleep ... the team that drafts us all.   The sound of the door handle wakes me from a dead sleep. It's really the only thing that can send my eyelids wide open. The soft patter...
a child makes a mess of the living room with sofa cushions as his mom is a work from home mom

Work from Home Mom

Being a work from home mom can require serious flexibility.    Back in the spring, I took a job working remotely for a national organization. I had worked at an office primarily, and from home periodically...
a woman taking off her wedding ring to symbolize divorce

How Divorce Shaped my View of Marriage

When I was 10, my parents explained to me, my brother, and my sister they were separating. We sat in our living room, in a new home we had lived in barely 5 months,...

I Am Mom

  I am not the mom who ensures hair is brushed before walking out the door (mine or his). I am the mom who serves dessert with dinner. I am not the mom who cuts fruit into...
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Facing my Mental Health

Our mental health is too fragile not to protect.    Something was wrong. I was angry. I was hurting. I was grieving. I was burnt out. I knew I had to make a change, so I...
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Friends + Human Connection

Remember when we were in grade school and making friends was as easy as asking someone to play with you? Or just to sit with them at lunch?   For me, I changed schools in grade...
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To My Sue || A Dedication to My Mom

Enjoy this sweet dedication to a mom for Mother’s Day.   “Oh my gosh, there are three of them!” This out-of-the-blue comment came in 2006 at my baby sister’s 8th-grade ceremony from a woman none of...