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Throughout the time I’ve been a mother, I’ve had to take jobs here and there to help our family’s merger finances. When I was an undergrad, I worked at my university’s writing center. I also did an internship in a neighboring city and eventually took another small writing job after that finished.  Basically, I didn’t […]

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Admission of a Working Mom: Overcoming Guilt for Taking Time Off

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I’m not just a SAHM (stay at home mom), I’m a WAHM (work at home mom). That means juggling my daughter’s care with trying to grow a business. It’s been stressful, to say the least.  I’m with her all day long, practically every day. Other than one overnight trip to a wedding, I’ve seen my […]

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Taking A Break From Being “Mom”

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The second my alarm goes off so does my brain. It starts to list every human being that has needs, and then my mind tries to figure out how to meet all their needs in that day. The needs of my children, my husband, my friends, my sister, my mother, and my father. Those that […]

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Mamas, Put Yourself First

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It’s 7:14 PM, and I haven’t left the house today. I didn’t leave the house yesterday. This COVID-19 time is strange and surreal—it feels like a dream. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed and upset with what life has handed us. The unexpected life. Nobody dreams of having a divorce, a sick child, financial difficulties, health […]

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The Unexpected Life.

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The Anya Project and the recent Corona Virus is what inspired me for the content of this post. What a beautiful, inspired project, and what a nerve-racking time it is in regards to health and safety of our families. I have struggled with anxiety for many years now, and it definitely intensified after the delivery […]

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The Mindfulness Quarantine Book List

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When I was a young mom, probably with two or three young kids, I often felt stressed out and frazzled. I loved being a stay-at-home-mom, and I’m crazy about my kids, but I still felt agitated and on edge a lot of the time. I was always saying to myself (and probably anyone else who […]

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The Day My Kids Stopped Driving Me Crazy

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I’m a busy person by nature; I like to be involved and have things to look forward to during the week. If I don’t, I get a little bit stir crazy. Having a baby has unwillingly made me the biggest homebody. In the beginning, just the thought of leaving my house caused a dry lump […]

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Don’t let your babies stop you

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My sister and I are just over 13 months apart, and I love that I always had a buddy to play with. To this day she is my best friend, and I knew (if possible) I wanted that for my kids. When my youngest was 6.5 months, I found out I was pregnant. As reality […]

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How To Survive Two Under Two

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“I’m sorry.”  Why are those two words some of the hardest words to say? I take that back. Maybe those words are somewhat easy to say, but do we really mean it when we say it? Or do we just say it so we can say that we said it? I’ve learned a few things […]

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Forgiveness

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Many moms dream of having the best of both worlds—working while being around their adorable kids; providing for their families and fulfilling career dreams, while getting to be a full-time parent at the same time. And with the technology of today, many moms get to live their dreams of working from the comfort of their […]

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How To Work From Home With Kids

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