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Miscarriage Aftercare: How to Take Care of Your Mind, Body, Spirit, and Your Family

There is no question that suffering a miscarriage is devastating, heartbreaking, and all-consuming. Depending on how far along the pregnancy was, the physical recovery itself can be complicated. However, the emotional effects of such a loss can be overwhelming and can leave us searching for a way back to ourselves. Whether you are an experienced […]

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Autism Spectrum

What to Say When Someone Tells You Their Child Is on the Autism Spectrum

Maybe you have met me, or someone like me. Maybe our kids struck up a game on the playground or more likely started fighting over something. During our typical get to know you conversation, we talk about where we live, our significant others, employment, siblings- you know, basic small talk. However, seemingly out of left […]

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Practical Strategies for Holiday Budgeting and Organizing your Gift List

Every year, when the leaves start to fall, I can’t help but get excited. I love all things fall: apple-picking, carving pumpkins, Halloween, baking pretty much anything that involves cinnamon, and consuming anything and everything pumpkin spice flavored. But, while I’m enjoying all things fall, thoughts begin to creep into my head about the upcoming […]

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inventions

Inventions I Plan To Create When I Become A Parenting Super Genius

If necessity is the mother of invention, then inventions are necessary to survive modern momhood. The consumer parenting world is made of marvelous toys. We all turn to gadgets and doohickeys designed to give us parents a boost. This is not a new phenomenon, either. I remember my own mother having various weird objects to […]

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competitive-mothering

The Competitive Mothering Experience

As my journey into motherhood has progressed, I have become acutely aware of the judgement zones that exist across various categories of moms. Breastfeeding versus not; baby-wearing versus not; screen-time versus none. I guess I expected to encounter those issues. What I didn’t plan on encountering is the competitive mothering landscape that exists within the […]

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Social Media: Don’t Assume You Know Me by What I Post

I have a confession to make: my actual life looks nothing like my social media posts. I’m pretty sure yours doesn’t either. I’ve posted plenty of pictures of my daughters hugging and looking like they’re having the time of their lives. What you don’t see is how, five minutes before, they had been screaming bloody […]

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