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The Bitter Aftertaste of Social Media as a Mom

Whenever I meet someone who doesn’t use social media I always ask, but why? How do you keep in touch with people? They respond explaining important people call or visit you in person. Or they say that social media is a distraction they don’t need. I argue back that my family lives far away, this […]

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Hold Up! Not All Parents are Ready for School to Start

By the time August rolls around, most parents seem to be willing the days away and begging for school to begin.   The gist of the pictures and comments on social media parents basically read – “When are the kids returning to school?! Ahh!”  Maybe you’ve seen this recent article and picture?! http://www.insideedition.com/headlines/24874-mom-takes-hilarious-swimming-pool-photo-to-celebrate-kids-returning-to-school Admittedly this picture made me snort laugh, however […]

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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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I Get it Now {Things I Know Now That I’m a Mom}

  It was my first night home with my new baby boy. I’d been in the hospital for a week, and I was exhausted. You know that new mom exhaustion? The- wow-I-can’t-believe-I-ever-thought-I-was-tired-before-this-please-hook-me-up-to-an-IV-of-coffee- tired? I was that. And a hormonal, emotional mess. I’d had a tough pregnancy, a tough induction, and a tough delivery. I wanted […]

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More than a mommy

More Than a Mommy

I’d like to start by saying that I love being a mother. I always knew I’d like it, I mean once I was out of my partying twenties and actually decided that I wanted to have children. But I had no idea that one day just watching my daughter feed herself dinner would fill me […]

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