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mom self-doubt

Hey Mama, You’re Doing a Good Job

“Why aren’t there more hours in the day?” “Clean clothes, washed hair, AND makeup… at the park. Really? WHEN did she have time?” “Where IS my makeup, anyway?” “How is her house so clean? Do they even own toys? How does she get her kids to clean them up?” “What is she doing in that […]

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mom tribes

The Many Kinds of Mom Tribes

As our lives evolve as women and mothers, our friendships and connections evolve too. It’s inevitable — we gather with different mom tribes through the years. Looking back throughout life this has been happening forever really. We move from group to group, and friend to friend, starting as early as elementary school. I remember my […]

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exclusive pumping

An Emotional Switch from Nursing to Exclusive Pumping

When it comes to breastfeeding, it’s not always black and white. There’s a little breastfeeding sister called pumping that I don’t think gets enough attention, and I’m not just talking about the working mom type. What I’m referring to is exclusive pumping (EP), a unique form of breastfeeding that comes with its very own set […]

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miss breastfeeding

You’re Going to Miss This

I know what you’re thinking, but don’t curse me just yet. You’re going to miss breastfeeding. It’s true that in the early days of breastfeeding it’s hard to ever imagine that you’ll one day miss it. You won’t miss the chapped nipples, issues with latching, and especially the mastitis. I know because I had them […]

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