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When You Became Mama

No matter what your journey to motherhood looked like-the preparation for that first baby is special.  You read book after book even though you know that all babies are different. You google things that your brain tells you not to google. Then, you feel a significant amount of google-regret and unnecessary worry. You purchase and […]

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What My Third Pregnancy Has Taught Me About Self-Care

I got pregnant with my first child four years ago, in the midst of summer. The hot, Ozark smog made the nausea so much worse. For the next nine months, I went through the radical changes of pregnancy and motherhood. I surrounded myself with pillows. I rested for hours on the couch between my chores […]

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Hashtag: He Too

I always knew I would be a girl mom. I love pearls and dolls and playing dress-up. I am not a natural athlete and prefer to see a ballet or check out an museum exhibit on 19th century wedding attire. I’m sensitive and I talk a lot and like to cuddle. I stressed over what […]

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Are we adulting yet?

When will I grow up? I look at so many of you mommies and daddies and you seem so grown up. You really seem like you have this mature adult thing going for you. I thought that I would just naturally grow up once I became a parent. I mean, I was over 30 when […]

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