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Beast Mode: Motherhood

Tonight I came to the conclusion, that we as moms are total beasts. All the moms I see in my circle endure SO much, all of the time. Rarely do I hear complaints, I just see these moms rolling up their sleeves and going after what needs to get done. It makes me so proud […]

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Through Rose-Tinted Glasses

Sitting in my car outside a piano studio, as my son tickles the ivories for the next thirty minutes, I write this eight-hundred-word blog. And that, to me, sums up motherhood. Resourceful in every moment – that’s a mother. Creating magic and wonder out of thin air – that’s a mother. Being humanly superhuman – […]

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Breastfeeding Didn’t Come Naturally, and I Wasn’t Okay

When my newborn son wouldn’t breastfeed, I completely unraveled: breastfeeding didn’t come naturally. I had planned to nurse him for his first year and simply would not accept that this might not happen. The first few weeks (okay, months) with a newborn are tough no matter what, but his struggle to breastfeed took a huge […]

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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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