Tag: motherhood

Breast Isn’t Always Best: A Breastfeeding Failure

| September 27, 2017 | 11 Comments
Breast Isn’t Always Best: A Breastfeeding Failure

  Breast Isn’t Always Best: A Breastfeeding Failure     Breastfeeding: Nature’s way of making you feel like a maternal failure. Since the dawn of time, women have produced life-sustaining nourishment for their babies. This nourishment helps a baby grow, creates a bond between mother and baby, alleviates financial stressors, and is said to have […]

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Who Lights Your Path?

| November 15, 2016 | 10 Comments
Who Lights Your Path?

  Who Lights Your Path? My bedroom is dark. The only light is coming from the muted baby monitor on my bedside table flashing red. My early riser is yelling her protest. She is ready to begin this day, even though the moon and stars outside my window suggest it is still night. I pull […]

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The Soul Shift of Motherhood

| October 12, 2016 | 15 Comments
The Soul Shift of Motherhood

The Soul Shift I consider myself a keen observer of modern motherhood. I’ve stood outside the lines of the working mom playing field for three years now and have treated my career break as a planned sabbatical. I made the conscious decision to create space for a life shift and a new identity no longer […]

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A Ladies’ Night to Remember with #BadMoms ~ Movie Review!

| August 3, 2016 | 5 Comments
A Ladies’ Night to Remember with #BadMoms ~ Movie Review!

What is a “bad mom?” There are so many different parenting styles, it really hard to judge what makes a good mom from a bad one. The makers of The Hangover series decided to tackle this theme in their film Bad Moms. I was lucky enough to have had the opportunity to have attended a […]

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Motherhood

| May 11, 2016 | 6 Comments
Motherhood

  I Have A Firm Belief… I wanted to share my thoughts with you on motherhood. My belief is that mothers deserve to own their health, to put their health above all others so they can actually love with all their vitality. Mothers leave the biggest contribution to legacy on this planet. During my childhood, […]

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Sentimental

Sentimental

Three years ago, I wrote this sappy post about Big Bro turning one year old.  If you do the math, that means my big boy is about to turn four. In my post of 2012, I mentioned the feelings of sentimentality mixed with looking forward to and enjoying what each new age has to offer. […]

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Almost 2 years now…

| December 16, 2013 | 4 Comments
Almost 2 years now…

As a mother, and I don’t know where the time went. But I think I said that at the one year mark as well. I was lucky enough to stay home with Mary for about 13 months. It was a fun time of outings to the library, weekly playgroup with friends, and reading. We enjoyed […]

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Notes to a New Mom: 10 Pieces of Advice I Wish I’d Had

| November 1, 2013 | 8 Comments
Notes to a New Mom: 10 Pieces of Advice I Wish I’d Had

  1. Shower everyday. It will make everything seem brighter and more manageable. And if you are breastfeeding, you will sweat. A lot. Unexpectedly. Especially at night. Shower every day. 2. Lower your house cleaning standards. While you may have been a Type A neat freak before, that is time that you no longer have […]

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