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Please Stop: Your Kind Advice Is Not Helping Me

I’m a mom. I get advice. A lot of it. There was a time when I was a first-time mom, and I solicited it quite often. I didn’t care who they were. If they had something to say, they had my ear. Truth be told, even after my third, I still seek it out (though I’m perhaps more selective […]

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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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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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Bloom: An Event for New and Expecting Moms

    Westchester County Moms Blog is so excited to host our first annual Bloom event just for new and expectant moms! We are partnering with City Moms Blog Network, Baby+Mom Fit, more than 50 of our other sister sites, and some amazing national and local brands to bring Bloom: An Event for New & […]

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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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