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When Baby Won’t Stop Crying

When you are a new mom there is a lot to learn as you get into a routine. Newborns only have one way to express themselves to you and that is by crying. Excessive crying can be distressing to both baby and parent alike. So why is your baby crying? It can be tricky to […]

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8 Ways to Avoid Mom Burnout

Motherhood is not an easy job no matter what situation you’re in. Whether you have 1 child or 6. Whether you’re a working mom, stay-at-home-mom, or a work-at-home-mom it is tough on all of us. How it is tough on us however can be different. What situations make us tired, overwhelmed or burned out can […]

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4 Things New Moms Want to Say but May Not

There are so many things to prepare for when becoming a mom. Learning how to take care of a newborn, how to breastfeed, how to mix a bottle, when to feed them, how often, what to dress them in, and so much more. Not to mention all the different research and studies that are thrown […]

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Self-Care Tips for Busy Moms

Motherhood is a busy job. There really is no break, it is more than full time but 24/7. It does not matter if you’re a stay at home mom, if you work, if you have five kids or one. It can be hard to find time for yourself but finding time for yourself is essential […]

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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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My Breastfeeding Journey

When I found out I was pregnant for the first time I was 28. I had this ideal of breastfeeding my daughter. I knew I wanted to breastfeed, but I never had some misconception of doing it for a very long period of time. I mean if you have breastfed your child past a year, […]

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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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Teaching Girls to Respect Men

As I was searching through Google, I was surprised to find no posts on teaching girls to respect men. There are plenty about respecting girls, which I agree is very necessary. With a rate of 1 in 6 women in America becoming a victim of rape there is a need for a strong lesson, there […]

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