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mental workload of motherhood

The Thoughts We Think, The Things We Do: The Mental Workload Of Motherhood

It’s 3 o’clock in the morning. I’m awake because of an anxiety-induced nightmare. Hopefully, I’ll fall back to sleep. Most likely, though, I will not. I’ll spend the next few hours obsessing over things I need to do. This mama’s mind is never at rest. Did Bailey brush her teeth last night? Speaking of which, […]

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The Reality of Spring Break with Little People in Tow

We have had a rough year and were VERY excited for a little reprieve for spring break. A getaway…change of scenery… breathe in some mountain air…escape the day-to-day schedule a little bit. The funny thing is my husband and I get so excited about these trips and we EASILY forget what the reality is like […]

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Dream Big(ger) Mamas

When the “Dream Big Princess” marketing campaign launched from Disney, I thought it was brilliant. It captured my young daughter and my attention instantly. It made me CRY. I mean… well done Disney marketing team {applause}. When watching that commercial I had this pull to help my two, young daughters achieve ANYTHING their hearts desired. […]

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Kiddie Academy Opens in Round Rock

Sponsored By :: Kiddie Academy of Round Rock Kiddie Academy is officially open and serving families in Round Rock!  There are so many childcare options in Austin and Kiddie Academy realizes the tremendous level of trust you place in a childcare provider. We all want our child to thrive in an environment that’s as clean, […]

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Do I Constantly Need to be Entertaining My Littles?

With daughters 3 ½ and 1 ½ it can turn to pandemonium VERY quickly in our house. My husband and I will lock eyes and feel the overwhelming sensation of anxiety creep up as the girls act like, well… little, energetic kids. We have one child who is REALLY busy. She seems to have an […]

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Is My Family Enough?

It happens every time I attend a party… full of 30 something women. Most of them moms of at least one at this point. Sipping our coffee, mimosa, cocktail, or glass of wine… the question emerges as we all gather in a circle for mom-chit chat. “Are you planning to have any more kids?” It […]

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