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Holding My Babies is My Job

I was holding my youngest baby the other day, he’s two but always my baby, and was getting really frustrated.  I know I shouldn’t have been, but I was.   See, I felt like holding him was making it so that I couldn’t get things done.  I had a whole list of things to get done […]

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Formula Guilt

The first night I gave my 3 month old a bottle with formula instead of breast milk I was overwhelmed with guilt and emotion. I had breast fed and pumped exclusively for 3 months and the demand was beginning to take a toll on me. Especially when he preferred the bottle at times because he […]

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The Contest between Chores & Play

“Come, Mama.” Her little voice always seems to summon me for play at the most inconvenient times – amid a never-ending list of cleaning, tidying, organizing, sorting, laundering, and cooking. I’m not always good at stopping, and I will put her off, or even worse dismiss her, explaining that Mommy has to finish this or […]

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This Moment Is Fleeting

This Moment Is Fleeting.

It’s 7:59pm and I’ve just finished cleaning up dinner.  I still need to shower, work on a major project that I’ve been procrastinating, clean up the mess that is my floor and watch Odd Mom Out.  I check my baby monitor and my two little boys are finally asleep.  Finally.  I take a moment to […]

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Rainbows and Sunshine?

Being a Stay at Home Mom (SAHM) is not what I had envisioned it to be. I was a full-time working mom up until our second child was born. I have to admit, I enjoyed working and then coming home to see my smiley first child. The first couple of years were nice because we […]

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Don't. Call. Me. Cute.

Don’t. call. me. cute.

I’m walking down the hallway of my high school, attempting to navigate the crowd when an extremely tall girl pats me on the head like a puppy.  I realize I am pretty short, 5’2″ isn’t exactly the size of a basketball player, but I also believe it’s taller than most children.  The pat was a […]

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5 Things to know about Cloth Diapers

5 Things to know about cloth diapers

  Are you thinking about using cloth diapers?  Do you have a super naggy friend who keeps telling you about the financial and environmental benefits of using cloth diapers?  If so I may be that friend!  I mean, here are a few things you should know before you decide to jump right in.     […]

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