The Unwanted

Think back to that very first moment that you found out you were expecting… What were you doing? What were you thinking? How did you feel? Was the pregnancy planned or a surprise? Were you ready to be a parent or did the thought give you anxiety? Did you have worries? Did you tell people […]

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Kid Food Approved for Mamas

The following is a piece by guest blogger, Stephanie Frese. Interested in guest blogging? Visit us here. Kids. They’re so picky. My 9 year old is the pickiest eater ever. He’s always been like that. For a long time I ate what he would eat. Fast forward through many years of gross, processed food and […]

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One More Breath, One More Step

Right now, I’m tucked away in a make shift office, chowing down on junk food. My phone is no where in sight and I’m pretty happily secluded. I feel crummy and I’m not exactly sure why-I guess it could be my fabulous nutrition, as I’m slaying my Raspberry Pop Tart… Who knows? But one there […]

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In Support of the "Mom" Style

Yup. It happened. I got the “mom cut.” I cut my long locks and traded them in for a “lob” otherwise known as a long bob. This all happened shortly after I got my mom car, which, just so happened to be my dream car, a Honda Pilot-can you say living the dream?? As moms, […]

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The Day of Love..

I think it is safe to say that January 2020 was the longest month ever known to man. Meme’s were flying all around social media highlighting that it felt like January 74th. But, now here we are and just like that it’s Valentine’s Day. For as slow as January moved, February seemed to pick us […]

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One Day at a Time

Since becoming a mother, one of my biggest challenges is figuring out how to accept that I don’t have this figured out. There is no way to be a master at parenting and despite my best efforts, a lot of the time I just suck at mamahood. What’s more is that just when I think […]

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Let's Beat that Mamahood Melancholy

Motherhood is beautiful, wonderful, and gives us all the feels. Still, there is no denying just how hard these days can be. We try to live in the moment and hear all too often just how quickly time passes, but man, the exhaustion is real and that defeated feeling has become somewhat of a norm. […]

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The Illusions of Motherhood

I have a “mom” group text with some of my best friends. Typically we start chatting as early as 6 am (sometimes even earlier, because, you know… kids) and continue talking throughout the day. We talk about everything under the sun. While a lot of our conversation is centered on “moming,” other things come up […]

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Intentional Parenting

Parenting is exhausting. There is no denying the endless second guessing and guilt that comes with the territory. In my best attempts at being the perfect parent (I know, ha ha), my knowledge as an early childhood educator often gets in the way. I struggle with the fine line between my teacher skills and parenting. […]

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Stop Forcing Apologies

How many times have you apologized through gritted teeth and an eye roll, just to save some grace in a social or worse professional situation. As adults, we are so conditioned to apologize that “I’m sorry” often comes out of our mouths without even noticing. Additionally, we all know the over-apologizer. These people apologize for […]

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