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Dear Mama, You Need HELP.

In a former life, I had a *grand* picture of what I would someday “look like” as a mom: put-together, calm, organized, and level-headed. In a word, I would be self-sufficient. Yeah, that picture disappeared pretty much the day I brought my son home from the hospital. I love being a mom, but honestly, I’m far from the […]

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The Good Life :: Downtime at Bath-time

Downtime – (noun) a time of reduced activity or inactivity (google.com) I remember downtime.  There was early morning downtime after I worked out. The mid-morning downtime when I caught up with my co-workers after arriving at the office. The late afternoon downtime. The after work, after dinner, after whatever I wanted downtime. I had so much […]

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I am so grateful for my mom friends. I am a stronger, more confident mom thanks to their support and friendship.

Be the Mom You Want to Be

It’s happened to all of us. You’re talking with a group of moms, and all of a sudden you start talking about breastfeeding (or co-sleeping or homeschooling or pretty much any other parental decision). “I stopped nursing when I went back to work,” you say. Or, “My son is almost two and I still nurse.” Regardless of […]

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Taking Care of Momma

  I am waaay too hard on myself. In my mind, if I am not making it happen 24/7, somehow I am failing. My parents, being my biggest supporters and brutally (kind) honest people that they are, often remind me that I need to take a break. I promptly respond with the classic “I’m not […]

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