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    Flyin’ Solo

    I recently experienced – for the first time – that guttural, sad, holy-cow-I-miss-him-already, can-your-dad-take-care-of-you-like-me feeling that most moms get when they leave their kids for the first time. And by leave, I mean for…

    July 10, 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
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    The Nanny Pursuit

    Finding a nanny is some serious biz-nass. So much so, I could write a book about it, and I feel like one of the lucky ones! I mean, you are basically recruiting a total…

    June 12, 2017
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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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    Mom Stuff

    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