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I Hate Playing With My Kids

“Am I the only one who hates playing with my kids? I mean, I actually HATE playing with my kids”. “I feel ya.  Me too” This is a snippet of a conversation I overheard seven years ago..yes SEVEN YEARS ago…while pushing my then 8-month-old son on the baby swing at our neighborhood park. The reason […]

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The First Year of Motherhood

25 Things That Got Me Through the First Year of Motherhood

Motherhood is amazing and beautiful and rewarding…some of the time.  Other times, it’s sticky, smelly, loud, lonely, and exhausting.  That first year after becoming a mom was the hardest year I have ever experienced. If it hadn’t been for a team of support, I don’t know how I would have survived. To all the mommas […]

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acid reflux or colic

Surviving Acid Reflux or Colic

What it’s like surviving acid reflux or colic: Imagine someone hands you your precious newborn baby, and then imagine she NEVER. STOPS. CRYING. One may think I’m exaggerating. I’m not. For a while, before meds, Elizabeth (“E” for short) would either be sleeping or crying. I will never forget the looks from other Moms, that, […]

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