Libby Shumka
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Libby Shumka

Mother of two, publicist, perpetual picture-taker, above average online shopper, and Bachelor addict. Currently obsessed with raising confident, compassionate, curious, creative, sweet, smart little beings, and whether or not I should get bangs.

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    Working Mom

    Work, Work, Work, Work, Work

    I often fantasize about going back to work the way one might daydream about a trip to Bora Bora. Long, leisurely cappuccinos at my desk without a kid on my lap. Journeys to the…

    October 13, 2016
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    Advice Food

    Taking Candy From a Baby

    I can be a little (read: a shitload) neurotic when it comes to feeding my kids. We’re all as careful as we can afford to be (time-wise, money-wise, patience-wise) when it comes to nourishing…

    October 31, 2016
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    Advice Parenting

    Over Protective

    One of my first memories is a hazy one. Not hazy as in “I barely remember,” more like hazy as in “the air was filled with cigarette smoke.” I couldn’t have been more than…

    December 12, 2016
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    Advice Parenting

    Traveling Circus

    When my first baby was 4 months old, my husband and I took him from Vancouver to Australia. He didn’t make a peep for the entire 15-hour flight. My husband, on the other hand,…

    February 20, 2017
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    Advice New Mom Relationships

    Friends With Mom Benefits

    Watching little kids make friends might just be the cutest and most heartbreaking thing in the world. Some are fearless, oblivious to the impending possibility of rejection. Others are tentative and shy, perhaps having…

    March 27, 2017
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    Parenting

    The Clothes Make The Kid

    Baby clothes might just be the best thing about becoming a parent. The styles we love, only way, way tinier. Nothing is cuter than a toddler in skinny jeans, I mean come on. Or…

    April 20, 2017
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    Parenting

    Screen Time

    There are a few things we all vow when we become mothers: only organic and unprocessed foods will ever cross our kids lips, we will never give them juice and television/ iPads will be…

    May 4, 2017
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    Wall Of Shame

    It happens every year, how do I not see it coming? (Cause if I did, I would prepare my kid like he’s cramming for the SATs and then brace myself). On Mother’s Day, like…

    June 6, 2017
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    Advice Mom Stuff

    Traveling Circus

    When my first baby was 4 months old, my husband and I took him from Vancouver to Australia. He didn’t make a peep for the entire 15-hour flight. My husband, on the other hand,…

    July 5, 2017