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A Happier Me: Making Time for Self-Care + Me Time

I spent a good amount of time until recent years thinking that I was “happy,” but it turns out I was not, not truly with intent. I’m not saying I was unhappy, but here’s the thing: we go through much of life as mothers caring for our children first and foremost and we delight in […]

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An Ode to Mom Guilt

Most women have experienced the big, bad, dark torment of mom guilt at one point or another in their life as a mom. It’s practically unavoidable. Just name a situation and you can feel guilty about it – bottle vs. breast, home school vs. public school, stay-at-home vs. working mom.  Really, the choices are endless. In […]

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Slow Down, Snuggle More, Clean Less: What Mother’s Day Taught Me

Last month my husband and family rocked it out of the park for Mother’s Day. The weekend included all of my favorite things {not in any order of importance}: naps, snuggles, wine, family time and reading. My husband took the early shift with our two young toddlers, made breakfast and had a great day planned […]

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Coming Clean:  It’s not me, it’s you.

Yes, you read that right.  It’s not me, it’s you and I’m ready to come clean. I had found the greatest friend late in my teenage years.  She got married and had children.  I got married.  Our lives were on the path we had always imagined.  We talked almost daily and got together often.  Then […]

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