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No Shame in the Yoga Pants Game

As I corralled my children through the crowded halls of our school’s open house last week, I noticed a difference between me and many of the parents I squeezed past: They were dressed up a bit. I did a quick inventory of heels and earrings in the hallway. Dang. I looked down to confirm that […]

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Hey Mama: Step Away from the Phone

Before I start writing this post, I need to fully confess that I am writing this TO MYSELF.  As a Mom, I have got to learn how to step away from my phone.  Technology. I have a love/ hate relationship with you.  I love that you enable me to keep in touch with my family […]

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Stop Judging Me By My Age

Let me start with a disclaimer: I’m not that young. I’ll be 31 shortly after my 3rd arrives this summer! The problem is I have a baby face. And while I’ll be thankful for it when I’m in my 50s or 60s, at the moment it’s mostly annoying, especially when assumptions are made about my […]

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Yes, They Are Listening… Lessons in Kindness

Y’all.  This isn’t a post about the millions of amazing things I’ve done right.  It’s really more of a post about all the years I’ve waited to see the results of things I hoped I did right.  I’ve always said that I got the regular issue kind of kids; not the special order kind with sparkling […]

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Hey Fellow Mom, It’s Okay to Just Survive

Dear mom/dad/grandparent/guardian, I need to tell you something simple, but important.    It’s okay to just survive.    I taught 5th grade science in another life and I remember some of our vocabulary words during the life science unit were “thrive”, “survive”, and “perish”.  The visual vocabulary cards I had showed a plant in full […]

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Toss the Books and Trust Yourself – Anxiety in New Moms

.When I was 23 and preparing to become a new mom for the first time, honestly I was terrified. Outside of babysitting a handful of times in high school, I had no experience with kids. So, naturally I did what every terrified mom-to-be probably does at some point in their pregnancy…I checked out several books from […]

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