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It’s Okay to Ask for Help

When is it okay to ask for help? Always. Just as I was “about to pop” my mom offered to come help me. I puffed out my chest and told her I didn’t want to “farm out” the caring of my daughter. (The audacity!) Then, after a grueling labor and a plummeting of hormones and energy […]

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Me Too

By now you may have heard of the #MeToo movement. A movement to get women to say out loud – I was harassed, molested, abused, assaulted and maybe even raped. The other night when I saw my girlfriend post ‘Me Too.’ I paused and thought, Wow. Her? She’s so smart and capable and well put […]

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Coping With Non-Sleepers

I read an article recently about how we as a society are torturing new mothers. Yes, you read that right. We torture new mothers. How? By expecting them to keep tiny humans alive on negative sleep. The article went into detail about the effects of sleep deprivation and the link it has on our mental […]

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