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Back to school and the changing of the seasons is the perfect time for you to spruce up your wardrobe. Just a few pieces can completely transform your wardrobe and give you great outfits that you can mix in and match with your current pieces.

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5 Back to School Outfits for Mama

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As long as I can remember, I have always wanted to get out of the house. Whenever my Mom or Dad would go somewhere (anywhere really: the gas station, grocery store, bank, etc.), I always wanted to go with them. I have not been a homebody since I was a little girl, so life right […]

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Easy Earth Day Activities

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Like many moms, I had no idea what to expect after the birth of my first daughter, Hazel. I had read countless blog posts about infant sleep, postpartum diet for milk supply, and proper bottle sanitation. It never occurred to me to prepare myself mentally for what was really in store for me next.  Again, […]

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My Journey with Prenatal and Postpartum Anxiety

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One morning last October, I was doing our usual morning routine which included letting our 100-lb Pitbull out into our backyard. That particular morning, I decided to put the shock collar on him (which he had had since he was a puppy), because the day before, I struggled to get him back inside. He growled […]

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Mama Bear

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“…I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.” Henry David Thoreau I stood at Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts, and read this on a sign. […]

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Living Deliberately

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I didn’t want to feel so depleted.  The best part of quarantine for me – all the family togetherness. The worst part – all the family togetherness. It can be both – For me, most things are an AND not an OR. My kids range in age from three to thirteen. I have one that […]

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One Way to Lower Anxiety and Increase Gratitude

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“He is in his own little world!”  When we go out in public, that’s always a  popular phrase we hear. Liam could be walking along side you and instantly deviate and lose focus of his walking, causing him to stumble, or strangers try to interact with him, and he doesn’t turn his head or make […]

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#AutismAwarenessMonth

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I was organizing some old photos on my phone while my 1.5 year old was sitting on my lap. I browsed through every period of my life. I skimmed through my wedding photos, the birth of my son, and scrolled all the way to photos from when my husband and I were dating. I stopped […]

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Why Hindsight is 20/20

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Why can’t he ever just clean up. I’m tired of picking up all these clothes. He never understands my pain. It’s like he doesn’t even acknowledge that I’m pregnant.  Does he even care I’ve been taking care of our son all day without a break? To the man I’ve been married to for three years. […]

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Why I’m Hard to Deal With: An Honest Letter to My Husband During Pregnancy

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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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