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printables

There’s a Printable For That

Calling all Type-A’s and Enneagram 1’s! Seriously, though, aren’t all moms on a never-ending quest to make life a little easier? The mental load of motherhood is a lot to carry, and I don’t know about you, but when I’m organized, I feel 100% more capable of handling whatever the week is about to throw […]

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rock bottom

The Rock Bottom of Modern Day Motherhood

These days, more than ever before, we hear about the challenges of motherhood. And with good reason. There’s a seemingly endless list of obstacles that moms face in raising their kids today while simultaneously juggling careers, managing households, caring for spouses, and the (often invisible) list goes on.  The “village” is as elusive as ever. Current […]

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thankful turkey

A November Gratitude Practice for Kids

Last year, I was looking for ways to help my kids understand what is really important about the holiday season, from as young an age as possible. I decided to start a gratitude practice with my kids during the month of November. My youngest was 14 months old at the time so she didn’t fully […]

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Halloween

An 80’s Halloween: Contributor Style

There are mixed feelings among moms when it comes to Halloween. Some of my friends absolutely love it. They stock up on candy, go all out with decorations, throw parties, hunt for the perfect costumes for their kids, and make Halloween-themed lunch boxes and treats. Some even go as far as organizing a family costume. […]

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toddler mom hack

The Best Toddler Mom Hack Ever

I thought life with one toddler was hard. Two? Next level. Three? I can only imagine (and am not planning to find out).  I have two kids under 4. They are pretty typical as far as toddlers are concerned – bouncing off the walls, feeling all of the emotions all the time, and constantly snacking, […]

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memes

Motherhood Lately, According to {more} Memes

I’ve never laughed so hard while drafting a blog post as I did for my first installation of “Motherhood, Lately, According to Memes.” Parenting can be hard and if we can’t at least have some laughs while wading through some of the muck, then what’s the point!? Every day with a 3.5 and a 1.5 […]

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The Latest Resources for Postpartum Support in Fairfield County

Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week takes place the first week of May each year. The 2019 theme is #MakingOverMotherhood with the goal of “making over” the image of “perfect motherhood and the notion moms can do it all without support.”  Every year, during this month, we aim to provide a list of postpartum support services and […]

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