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New baby

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    Second baby

    Surrender vs. Strength

    It’s 5:00 a.m. and I’ve already been up three times since 9:30 p.m. I’ve basically had one continuous day of segmented sleep for 4 months straight and I’ve found there are only two options…

    November 14, 2017
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    Advice New Mom

    Baby Baggage

    Our first official holiday as a family of three was to Hawaii for 7 days to visit my uncles. Little did we know, baby baggage in every sense of the word, was already throwing…

    November 9, 2017
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    Second baby

    The Hand Me Down Life

    It’s the curse of the second kid isn’t it? They get the shaft in so many ways … attention, gifts, public fanfare, photos. I can’t say I felt guilty about any of it to…

    October 24, 2017
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    New Mom

    In The Thick Of It

    In early May we welcomed our beautiful son. To my surprise, the transition in adding him to our family didn’t go as smooth as I thought it would. Over the last couple of months,…

    August 3, 2017
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    New Mom Second baby

    Motherhood: Month 1

    I’m back … kind-of! Throwing kid #2 to the mix and trying to keep the business running is NO JOKE … that’ll be my next post (maternity leave ‘lite’). One month. I think it’s…

    July 18, 2017
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    Mom Stuff

    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

    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

    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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    Second baby

    Second Baby Syndrome

    I wanted it to be more about me this time around. There, I said it. I mean, people were really into celebrating our first kid. We had showers and gifts and designated girl time…

    May 16, 2017
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    New Mom

    Serious Mothering

    There was a time in my life when I thought my mother was suffocatingly ‘mothering’ me. Is that even a word? Well, it is now. Who am I kidding. Even on the brink of…

    May 10, 2017