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Why I’m Glad I Told My Kids I Have Depression

“Mommy, are you sick?” My oldest son asked me as we pulled into the CVS Pharmacy drive-through to pick up my prescriptions. “No. I just need this medicine for all the time.” I explained. “But why?” He had asked me this before. I usually found a way to avoid giving the true answer: I have […]

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The Ultimate List for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is coming and if you’re like me you probably have procrastinated until that last minute to think of activities or gifts. I personally love Mother’s Day, I love giving extra love to my own mom, but since becoming a mom, I love the excuse to just have a day for me. Here are […]

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4 Ways Your Words Can Hurt the Mom with Anxiety

Everyone has some form of anxiety all moms are moms with anxiety, however, many have anxiety disorders. Their anxiety can cause them to not live their best life. There’s a huge difference between having a little anxiety, like worrying over a job interview the next day, and an anxiety disorder, which causes such painful worry […]

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8 Valuable Lessons to Teach Kids about Gender Equality

As a very proud feminist, parenthood has been an interesting time over the last three and a half years. My husband will tell you I think way too much way too early about my kids and what I want to teach them. For instance, you might not truly consider teaching gender equality to your kids […]

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6 Amazing Gifts for Your Introverted Friend

If you look up the definition of introversion it’ll say, or most likely because this is exactly what I just found, “The quality of being shy and reticent.” I have issues with this definition. First off, introversion is a spectrum. There’s many different qualities introverts have and do not have. Some may be shy, yes. […]

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“I Am Tired” Is Not Just An Excuse

I know it may seem that way, I know I say it A LOT. “I am tired” has become an automatic response. I’m crying, I’m upset, I’m angry it’s because “I’m tired.” You think I’m just trying to avoid confrontation. You think I’m trying to end an argument by not actually expressing how I feel, […]

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Dealing with the Mental Load of Motherhood

    Every minute of the day I generally, really always, have something running through my head. I am constantly adding to my to-do list. I am thinking of things we need, groceries to buy, my son needs shoes, my daughter needs more pull-ups, my husband wants me to run his check to the bank. […]

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Why is it Mom’s Job?

Moms in general get a bad reputation because they are not “doing their jobs” when the kids behave badly. They are scrutinized to no end. Passers by, when the kids are out of control, judge. The truth is that it is just as much the dads fault as the moms. Dads traditionally have been the […]

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How to Cloth Diaper in 2019

There are many reasons a family chooses to cloth diapering: environmental, health, economic, social and more. For every reason given, there’s a dozen or more ways to cloth diaper. This makes the entire process around cloth diapering extremely overwhelming. If you’ve done a quick google or Pinterest about cloth diapering, you know there’s a million […]

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8 Must Read Autumn Picture Books

A new season is about to come, cooler weather, and changing leaves means it’s time for some Autumn picture books. Autumn is one of my favorite seasons. I love the change of weather. As the air cools, the leaves change, the result is absolutely gorgeous. I also love Autumn because it means we are coming […]

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