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postpartum self-care

Postpartum Self-Care Survival Guide

Recently in the media, there has been more “real talk” about postpartum recovery and what to expect after the baby makes his/her exit. Whether via c-section or vaginal delivery, a mother’s body can be somewhat worn out post-birth. I had two c-sections followed by vaginal delivery, and I felt fairly unprepared postpartum with both modes […]

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A Constant State of Chaos

I’ve succumbed to the fact that my life is a constant state of chaos.  My house. It’s a fixer-upper built in 1940 for a family who fostered many children. We think every room was once used as a bedroom, even our dining room. Doors and mismatched frames are everywhere. My closet. At least once a […]

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The Daycare Sickness Battle

We are struggling.  There is no simpler way to put it. Why? My kids are sick constantly. I am not talking once a month. I am talking every single week, and we are just about at our breaking point. My husband and I work full-time, and we are lucky enough to have our moms help […]

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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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Is It Ok to Be “Good Enough?”

Lately, I’ve been feeling overwhelmed by the stuff of life. I feel like every area of my life needs improvement. I should be learning more about finances, budgeting, and setting saving goals. I should be feeding our family better – making more wholesome meals and preparing healthy snacks rather than reaching for the quick fix, […]

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lost sparkle

I Lost My Sparkle

Recently I took a weekend away from my family to spend time with two of my sorority sisters. As I traveled into the city on the train alone, I realized it was the first time in a long time that I felt free. Free from work responsibilities, children, my husband; pretty much everything that I […]

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