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    Mom Stuff Parenting

    Sleep Is For Suckers

      I’m currently hiding under a blanket in my son’s room writing this. I swear I wasn’t always this crazy…but not sleeping through the night for fourteen months can do that to a person.…

    June 8, 2017
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    My Lovely Lady Lumps

      A few weeks ago, I asked my husband to start taking more photos of me with the kiddos. I had started to notice that while I had lovely photos of my parents, siblings,…

    June 7, 2017
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    Self Love

      I grew up in a feminist household. My mum was a highly regarded published chemist who constantly endured the battle of the sexes in an industry that was dominated by men. She instilled…

    May 29, 2017
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    Bye-Bye Babies

    Another Motherlucker recently shared an honest post about “when to start trying”, which is such an exciting and terrifying time for most couples.  Starting a family – holy shit!  You are never fully READY…

    May 25, 2017
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    I Get By With A Little Help

    In the months I’ve been contributing to Motherlucker one thing has become painfully clear. I’m the geriatric mom in this crew. Ok. I’m 47. Not quite ready for AARP, but decidedly not young and…

    May 22, 2017
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    Mom Stuff Parenting

    Starting Over

    Lately I’ve been feeling like a kid again.. not in the “candy store” kind of way, but rather the awkward tween phase. Turns out, relocating and having to make new friends in your 30s…

    May 18, 2017
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    Beauty and The Baby

    Most expecting mothers have at least one birthing plan. I had two. Plan A involved the manner in which I wanted my child brought into the world. Plan B was more self-centered, a day…

    May 8, 2017
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    Mom Stuff Pregnancy

    Treat Yo Self

    I was putting on my bra one morning when my husband said, “Seriously. GET A NEW BRA.” He’s not an ass. I promise. To be fair, the ONE BRA I was wearing day in…

    May 1, 2017
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    “I’m Okay With That”

    Quite often, when you attend a mommy-and-me group or after you start hanging with a bunch of moms, the topic of life before having kids comes up. It’s inevitable, really, and obviously has a…

    April 27, 2017
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    “You aren’t you…”

    Sebastian, my first, was born on April 3, 2004. As a new mother, I was struggling with everything, breastfeeding most of all. On my six week checkup I got the post c-section all clear…

    February 9, 2017