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My Husband and I Have a Safe Word and It’s Not What You Think

Have you ever forgotten  just how badly an outing ended with the kids? You’ve pushed on, attempting more fun even when everything is quickly going south. You hushed that little voice reminding you of the last time and thought this time it will be different…. Been there, done that. Occasionally our outings go so well that we can add on other fun […]

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My Dog Ate My Birth Plan

“Whatever happens, please, try to do whatever you can to avoid a c-section.” Those were my wishes to my doctor. I had envisioned my first birthing journey in my mind and I was sure it was the right one for my husband and me. I did non-stop research on different delivery tips and signed us […]

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Surviving Morning Sickness

To paraphrase Miranda Hobbes, “I don’t know why they call it morning sickness if it lasts all freaking day.” I believe she used stronger language than that, but Miranda, I TOTALLY feel you.  With my first baby, I had “morning sickness” at night, from 6-8 pm, for 2 weeks. I actually got sick once. The […]

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Dear Full-Time Working Mom…

Dear Full-Time Working Mom, I see you there.  You are the one arriving to work 30 seconds before you’d be considered late.  You’ve already done half a days work and it’s not even 8:00 am yet.  The kids have been dressed, fed breakfast, and dropped off at various different stops on your way to the […]

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A Letter to My Third Born

To my dear third born, At 34 weeks gestation, your little life so far has been nothing short of a miracle. As I type this you’re jumping around in my tummy from the coffee and donuts I ate on the way to take your brother to school. You seem to really like sweets, a boy […]

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Confessions of a Second Time Mom

We recently welcomed baby #2 to the family, and he’s been a wonderful addition, but it’s definitely been exhausting and challenging in a whole new way. We have a two-year-old who is rocking big brother status, and as I write this (with one hand while nursing a baby) little brother is two months old. Now […]

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