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6 Life Lessons I'm Learning From (1)

6 Life Lessons I’m Learning From My Two-Year-Old

My son will be turning two this month and boy am I getting a glimpse of what’s to come! Every day Liam pronounces new words, masters a new skill. Every day we discover facets of his developing personality: determined, loving, and oh so funny. But… with these developments come many, many challenges. My job, as a mom, is no longer […]

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Letter to my First Born, On Mother's Day (1)

To My First Born, On Mother’s Day

For the past two years, I’ve gone through the motions of new motherhood with what I wish was grace, but unfortunately wasn’t always the case. I often forgot what day it was, barely surviving your teething, sick, fussy days. Counted down the minutes until bedtime, until that well-deserved glass of Cabernet. I have a secret: […]

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15 mom pet peeves

15 Mom Pet Peeves (Shared by Real Moms)

Can’t think of just one? Don’t worry, these moms had a hard time choosing, too! Who knew entering the motherhood world would mean acquiring so many new pet peeves?  “My life is more than happy Instagram posts, so if I can’t pick up your call it’s not because I’m “annoying”, it’s because I’m chasing my child who’s […]

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5 Things Moms Should Stop Doing (Right About Now)

Moms always mean well (duh!), but sometimes, even with the best intentions in the world, we end up enabling some bad habits. Sound familiar? As a first time mom, God, was I guilty of this: excessive pacifier use, running into my infant son’s bedroom the second I heard a peep, rocking him to sleep each and […]

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8 Tips to be an Organized Mom

Oh God, don’t get me wrong: life with babies, toddlers, and kids–kids of all ages–is the furthest thing from organized. You constantly feel like you’re running late to everything, scrambling around the house looking for misplaced socks, forgetting things on your to-do list and missing appointments, and no matter how put together you try to seem, […]

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