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Confessions of a Walking Circus

Because I can’t be the only one. They say hindsight is 20/20. I remember when I had my first baby, and I felt like a flailing mess. Now when I look back at that time, I see a mom who was so put together. She had time to home make all-natural organic baby food, hold […]

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How to Mom – You Show Up

When my oldest was born over nineteen years ago, I realized that I was embarking on a great unknown adventure. Having lost my mother at a young age, I had very little experience to draw from. How am I supposed to know how to be a mom when I had one for so little time? […]

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Bringing Yay to Every Day

I was intrigued by the recent New York Times article that reported, in simplistic terms, that millennials are more supportive of “traditional” familial roles than in years past. After reading the article in full (and getting past its misleading headline!), the concept made a lot of sense to me.  As a full-time working mama to […]

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10 Urban Baby Must Haves

When I had my first baby, we lived in a downtown condo and commuted to work and daycare by foot. This meant we needed baby items to help navigate the city that didn’t take up too much room in our smaller home. Here are some items I consider urban baby must haves: A good all-terrain […]

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New Mommy Tips, Tricks and Hacks

New Mommy Tips, Tricks, and Hacks

While I was pregnant, I often found myself being on the receiving end of conversations about how lucky I was to be expecting and how easy motherhood was. Seeing these moms with their perfect hair and perfect delivery room photos made me not worry at all and welcomed motherhood with all the free, relaxing time […]

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Dear Parents: Stop Saying This Word

Recently I’ve been talking to a friend of mine who is in the process of becoming a life coach. We’ve talked about many things, but one of the most eye opening discoveries has been how often I use one particular word. I use it to describe my life from many years ago, I use it […]

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