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childhood cancer

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

I was just a kid… graduated high school and set out for a university over 1,500 miles away in the smack dab middle of Pennsylvania. My brother attended school there and was a couple years older than me, but beyond that I barely knew a soul. I was aware that attending Penn State would be […]

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part-time job

No Such Thing as a Part-Time Job

You’ll love part-time!” they said. “You’ll have the best of both worlds!” they said. But, there is a dirty little secret that all part-time job moms know… Nothing is actually part-time. We really are stay-at-home-mom slash work-mom going 80 miles per hour regardless of where we physically are 24 hours a day, seven days a […]

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family parenting books

Parenting Books You Didn’t Know You Needed

Have you ever googled “how to change a diaper?” Wondered why your seemingly sweet as pie toddler suddenly turned into a tiny tyrant? Considered yourself “well-rested” after a cool four and a half hours of sleep? Desperately needed a good laugh and someone to tell you “we’ve all be there” after an impossibly hard day? […]

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stay-at-home mom

Confessions of a Stay-at-Home Mom: The Good, Bad and the Ugly

I’ve officially been a stay-at-home mom (SAHM) for six and a half years. When I meet people that I haven’t seen since high school or college, they seem surprised that I have kids and that I stay at home. Well, I’m kind of surprised too.  It wasn’t on my agenda to be a stay-at-home mom. […]

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Building A Freezer Stash of Breastmilk

Building A Freezer Stash of Breastmilk While on Maternity Leave

When I went back to work, I had stashed about 300 ounces of breastmilk in my freezer.  Admittedly, that’s way more than the average mama needs… but I tend to be an overachiever. 😉  In all seriousness, I – like many moms – was building a freezer stash of breastmilk for a whole bunch of […]

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