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10 THINGS I CANT BELIEVE IVE SAID FEATURE

10 Things I Can’t Believe I’ve Said

Being a parent makes you a little crazy. It is just part of the game we play, and we all have days when we feel a little less sane than others. With my husband getting a new job that has increased his time traveling, I’m solo parenting and losing my mind just a bit.  Here […]

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The Reflux Rundown

 – 20 minutes elevated after a feeding is 20 minutes. Not 15, not 19, but TWENTY WHOLE MINUTES.  Don’t think you can cheat on this.  You will be sorely mistaken.  – Don’t you dare move that baby at all during those 20 minutes so that their head drops below their body level unless you want […]

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These Four Drawers

These Kitchen Drawers

One day I’m going to open these drawers in my kitchen and they won’t look like this anymore- overflowing with various forms of feeding contraptions for various ages and stages of child-rearing. When that day comes I’m sure I’ll be equally ecstatic and heartbroken. Right now, at this very moment, these drawers represent what is […]

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Slow Down

Time. It passes. Sometimes it feels like time is going at a snails pace, like in the third trimester of pregnancy or when you are late and stuck at that red light, and sometimes it feels like it is flying, when you’re on vacation, or sleeping. I remember when I was growing up, wanting to […]

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I’ll Try Again Tomorrow

Do you ever have those days when everything just works out right? When you leave the house on time, the kids play together nicely all day, and you even get all the laundry folded and put away. You crawl into bed at the end of the day thinking, “man I am crushing this whole mom […]

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I Always Want To Know

If my kids are doing something wrong, I want you to tell me every single time. You don’t have to sugar coat it, or frame it as “Well, it seemed unsafe, so I thought you’d want to know…” If my kids are being inappropriate, unsafe, out-of-line, weird or just generally jerks, I want to know. […]

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My Baby Is Growing Up

I can’t recall the exact moment where I first noticed the difference. But today, while you were falling asleep for your nap, the nap where you asked me to lay down with you, I looked at your peaceful face and saw a child. Not a baby. Yes, you have the same curly hair and thick, […]

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