Month: April 2018

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For Mama

The Mom’s Guide to Making Friends: Signs Someone Does & Does Not Want to Be Your Friend

Life of a stay at home mom or work at home mom can be very lonely. To make it worse, trying to make friends with other moms is just nerve racking. Small talk is my worst nightmare, but lately I’ve actually been trying. I make small talk, I give answers to questions, I share about […]

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Adult Education
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For Mama
Parenting

How to Give a Strong, Warm, Comforting Hug

There are many different things I learned in school, giving a hug wasn’t one of them. I have an MBA in Entrepreneurship. One thing they teach you in business school is the art of first impressions. You learn about elevator pitches and hand shakes. They teach you how to give a strong, confident hand shake, […]

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Parenting

5 Tips to Sleep Training in an Apartment

Sleep training at any age can be rough. Sleep training is rough on the child and it’s rough on the parents. When you live in an apartment, townhouse, duplex, or any other living space with shared walls it can be an even bigger challenge. For the first two years of being a mom I lived […]

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For Mama
Mental Illness
Parenting

I Do Not Want Your Sympathy

Several times I’ve posted about my anxiety. I do so in an effort to be open. I do so in an effort to spread awareness. I do so as a way to find connection with others that also have mental illnesses. I do not do so to pull sympathy out of you. I do not […]

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Products

Love to Dream Swaddle Product Review

I’m sure a lot of new moms feel the same way but I had a lot of trial and error with our first so far. I’m sure we’ll have more moments like these too. We followed most of the usual advice on products that were a must to get a newborn to sleep well. We […]

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Products

Graco Baby Swing Product Review

The one product I found to be an absolute necessity with my second child was a Graco Baby Swing. Graco Baby Swing For my daughter, considering she was my first, we didn’t really have a swing or bassinet to put her in. I rarely put her down and when I did she was just laying […]

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For Mama
Mental Illness
Parenting

No, I Cannot Just Relax: Mom Anxiety and Worry

“Just relax” is actually a common phrase out of my husband’s mouth. Why? Because I’m an anxious person. I hate being late, I hate dishes in the sink, I hate the laundry piled up, I hate so much, and I say hate but really it is that these things all make me anxious. I’ve said […]

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