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Is Three So Terrible?

March is a big month for us; we have two birthdays just days apart from each other. My son’s and mine. I can’t believe he will be 3 and I will be 21…plus 12. It’s been an amazing 3 years and yet, crazy all at the same time. He has accomplished, discovered, and grown so […]

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Thank a Social Worker This Month!

Each March we celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day. But March is also Social Worker Month. The National Association of Social Workers has set this years theme as Advocates, Champions, and Leaders.   This month is important to myself, in that I have worked in the social services field for over a decade. My role has been to […]

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More Than a Hashtag

The famous Fiona of the Cincinnati Zoo, turns ONE on 1/24/18. #TeamFiona is more than a hashtag or obsession of a now 600-plus-pound hippopotamus for me. Growing up in Cincinnati, and now living relatively close to the city, we’ve made it a point to be members of the zoo for the last couple years. It’s […]

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I’m not Treasuring any More Moments.

“You HAVE to babywear or your child won’t learn to bond properly and will never know how to love!”         “Let the baby cry itself to sleep or it won’t learn to sleep ever in its entire life!”   “If you use anything other than all organic everything, you’re basically a monster.”  […]

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like (I Hate) Christmas

There. I said it. I hate Christmas. I’m a monster. (Momster?) My disdain for this upcoming season has been growing exponentially over recent years. I used to love it. I loved the music, the decorations, the parties, the family togetherness. Or rather, I think I loved my expectations of all these things.  Christmas now just […]

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Thank God for Doulas

When I was pregnant, I became somewhat of a birth junkie. I couldn’t get enough information or watch enough birth videos. My husband and I read all the books and took all the classes. Although we were super prepared, we knew we still needed a doula. And THANK GOD we hired her. I’m confident in […]

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