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Late Onset Postpartum Depression: A Year Later

June 5, 2019

I had to dig for this photo wayyyy back in the sent photos section of our group chat. I didn’t save it in my phone, but I distinctly remember the moment I sent it. It was this week last year. In four years I had moved five times (total), endured two cross country (and subsequent financial implosion), journeyed through the court process of an adoption, suffered through two difficult pregnancies and newborns and nursing in two years. My hormones fluctuated…

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Finding Unique Ways To Bond With Your Children While Being Productive

May 14, 2019

This post was sponsored by Cascade. All opinions are mine. As a busy mom of three, there is not much that stresses me out more than trying to find time for each kid. I am so scattered and overwhelmed most of the time, I can’t even keep my head on straight. I am in awe of moms with more than three kids. That said, with three kids and little time, I have to be creative with getting them to hang…

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Moms: Keep Doing You (You’re Doing Enough)

April 11, 2019

“If you aren’t in the arena also getting your ass kicked, I’m not interested in your feedback.” – Brene Brown Other people’s opinions can to get to me. By nature, I desire validation (especially from people I love). When when it’s noticeably absent- or even replaced with criticism or skepticism, I have the tendency to be affected. In talking to others (specifically women and mothers), it seems I’m far from alone. Yeah? We’re not momming hard enough. We’re not working…

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The White Converse | The End Of An Era

March 20, 2019

Time is a funny thing. One day you’re a brand new first-time mom, clueless, nervous, terrified and overwhelmed. Almost a decade later, you’re still overwhelmed, but less nervous, a lot less clueless, and the unpredictable chaos has become the constant hum in the background of motherhood. ⠀⠀It feels like one moment the future was a giant question mark. (Will I have two kids? Three? Only one?) The next moment I’m packing up the white converse. ⠀⠀I chose the tiny chucks…

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Dear White Moms | An Open Letter From A Mom With Privilege

March 16, 2019

Dear White Moms, We need to do better. If you’re reading this and already thinking you aren’t part of the problem, you probably ARE the problem, so stay with me. This is uncomfortable. This isn’t feel-good Saturday reading material and it isn’t supposed to be. However, I’ve said before (and I’ll say again): What is an audience if you aren’t using it to speak your truth? Well. As a mom with an audience… I’m calling on other white moms to…

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Why I Prioritize Quality And 5 Products I Don’t Skimp On

February 12, 2019
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There are lots of ways I stay in budget and find bargains. I want to be clear that I am a cost conscious person and there are plenty of things I absolutely do not buy unless they are on sale or the most inexpensive brand. However, I rounded up a list of the top five products I believe should be the BEST.…

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How To Help Your Child With Math (Even If You Are No Good At It)

January 29, 2019

I think I may have heard angels sing when I found out about Revolution Math, but let me back up a bit. Please know that I am someone who has been terrified in anticipation of the day when I would have to help my kids with their math homework. Not only was I the worst math student ever, but kids aren't exactly being taught in a similar way to how we were. Before I knew it, I had a third…

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How To Multitask Like A Mother

January 28, 2019

I have to say that the biggest learning curve in motherhood has been figuring out how to balance. I know, I know. Balance is a fictitious word that a woman certainly didn't create. Nevertheless, three kids + a husband + entrepreneurship requires at least my attempt at balance.…

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