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The Dangerous Lies of Self-Care: When Self-Care is Destructive

Raise your hand if you have ever heard the advice about putting on your own oxygen mask before assisting someone else. I’m guessing we all have our hands raised. It’s used all the time, and it goes something like this: “If you are on a plane that loses pressure and the oxygen masks falls out […]

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Mom Confession: I Messed Up.

I messed up. I let my middle child fall through the cracks. We’d been having serious issues lately, and I was worried. After a particularly rough day, when I was at my wit’s end and considering a child and family therapist, I just straight up asked him: “What am I doing wrong? What do you […]

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Six Year Scars: The Result of Domestic Violence

As a mom, we all have some scars. Whether it’s the stretch marks from our pregnancies or the healed cut of a C-section, we’ve learned to live with them. Some have been expected and others have come from trials. Most times we become proud of them. We know they have made us into who we […]

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The Always Late Mom

We’ve all heard about the different types of moms out there. The Crunchy Mama. The Cool Mom. The Helicopter Mom. Me? I’m the Always Late Mom.   You know my kind – always dropping their kid off to classes or practices after everyone else is already lined up stretching. The mom you hear screeching “hurry […]

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Ask Dad for Help Raising the Kids – and Say Thanks!

I know what you’re thinking just reading that title. I must be anti-feminism to “thank” the man for doing the work he should, right? After all, – I – am the one who carried our little darlings for nine months and then delivered them to a smiling (completely clothed) father, who had the nerve to […]

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Siblings

A Letter to My First Son, the Big Brother

The day is approaching – the day you will no longer be an only child. We always knew if we could, we wanted to give you a sibling. Siblings were and still are a huge part of my life. I’ve had a lot of milestones with siblings. That was something I wanted to pass on […]

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3 Things I’ve Learned While Mommin’ With Friends

As a new mom, I’m learning quickly. I’m learning the days of having a clean house and finished to-do-list are over. I’m learning how to survive on no sleep and ways to style wet hair. I’m learning how to balance: balance my marriage, balance my career, balance my housework.  Most of these were on the […]

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It’s a #boymom Life

How many of you Mom’s out there have children of the same gender? When you found out the second, or third, or fourth was the same gender, how did you feel? I ask because we are pregnant with our second child and we had a wonderful gender reveal party that revealed we are having our […]

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