Author Archive | Kate


Giving Tuesday: Junior League of Milwaukee

As we approach the giving season, I am inspired to share my experiences with an organization that is near and dear to my heart, the Junior League of Milwaukee (JLM). I joined the JLM before I had kids. Back then, I was looking to get involved in my community in a way that work and my small social circle didn’t […]

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Maybe You Should be a Mom :: A Dr. Seuss Parody

My son has been really into Dr. Seuss’s Maybe you Should Fly a Jet, Maybe you Should be a Vet lately. In it, there is a laundry list of different occupations, and I started thinking about the never-ending list of jobs I tackle in my day-to-day life as a mom. Didn’t I read somewhere once that if […]

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My Life As an Overtime Mom

If someone asks me what I do, I reply that I am a stay-at-home mom. Most people get what a huge undertaking that is, especially with two under three constantly underfoot and needing me for all the things at every single moment. However, some seem to wonder what it is I do with “all of […]

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A Letter to My Son

A Letter to My Son :: Don’t Be That Guy

At MKE Moms Blog, we love presenting a variety of perspectives, sharing authentic stories and encouraging our readers. We’re not here to cause controversy or incite unnecessary debate, and because of that, we often do not approach subjects that we find potentially incendiary or that might offend our readers. Today we are sharing one of our […]

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When Postpartum Gets Scary

I know the moment my life stopped, because it is written in my daughter’s newborn journal. I had finished up a nursing session just before 4am on October 16 and the thoughts just got too scary. So scary I called my therapist in the middle of the night and promptly checked myself into an inpatient […]

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