Tag: motherhood

The Way I Love My Husband Matters For My Kids

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I am sure we have all noticed the differences in our societal expectations when it comes to parenting. The never-ending list of expectations that women...

There’s No Hierarchy For Pain (And Other Lessons From The NICU)

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Ten weeks ago, I sat in my then three-day-old daughter’s isolation room in the NICU, sobbing to the head nurse. In between the sobs were...

Mom’s Guide to Motherhood Imposter Syndrome

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A recent New York Times op-ed has brought to light an important topic that many mothers, at one time or another, have experienced. In the...

Raising A Child With The Same Personality

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I always thought it would be super fun to have a child who has a personality similar to my own-- and for the most...

I Don’t Tribe Well

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I don’t tribe well. I really don’t. That’s the ugly truth right there in pink and white. As a young girl, I would sometimes run around...

How Moms Can Adopt A More Realistic View Of Self-Care

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I’ve been planning my self-care staycation for months.  After celebrating Christmas with my husband, 2-year-old son and 3-year-old daughter, I’ll spend two to three days...

Why We Are Breaking With Tradition

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  “We’ve always done it this way.” That sentence always makes me stop in my tracks. Growing up, I never questioned when someone would say...

Everything Changes, All the Time

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I used to think everything changed until it got to a point where it was static and life stayed the same after that. Routines,...

Delicious Apple Recipes

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Fall is a wonderful time of year. With it comes the beautiful fall foliage as well as cooler temperatures. I don’t know about you,...

Moms Guide to Baby-Led Weaning

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What is Baby-Led Weaning? First, it's not "weaning" per se; the focus is not on giving up breastmilk or formula. The focus is, instead, on...

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