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Nominating Myself for Mom-of-the-Year

Almost 2 years have passed since my daughter, Charlotte, broke her leg. The accident isn’t something I like to talk about, but I’m reminded of it daily. The hot pink cast went all the way up to her thigh and got remarks of sympathy and awe everywhere we went. It’s like the scarlet letter she wore, […]

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Today I should have been fired | Denver Metro Moms Blog

Today, I Should Have Been Fired

I should’ve been fired today. To start with, I woke up late because I’ve gotten in the habit of hitting the snooze button. My three-year-old is convinced that there’s monsters in her room, and likes to inform of us of their whereabouts every 2-3 hours throughout the night. This meant that I was five-snooze-buttons-tired, rather […]

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Tips and Tricks for Parenting When Your Partner Travels

Business Travel and Single Parenting: How Not To Lose Your Mind

Working mom, check. Two young children, check. Little dog, check. Involved and helpful co-parent, check. Except for, you know, two weeks a month.  I am part of the lucky crew of moms whose partner, in this case my husband, travels regularly for work. Lately, it’s been two weeks or so a month, and it’s not […]

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Motherly Advice

I recently rummaged through a plastic tub in my closet in which I keep mementos and things for my son. You know – hospital bracelet, the “coming home” outfit, his certificate for completing his first swim lessons… …and the advice cards. Oh, the advice cards. Cards my sweet shower attendees gave me with their best […]

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Thank You | Denver Metro Moms Blog

Thank You Notes From a Mom

November is my favorite month for many reasons: my daughter’s birthday, Thanksgiving, and it’s finally socially acceptable to begin playing Christmas music. Of course, November is also the month for giving thanks and being grateful, which is why I’ve created this list of mom thank you notes, modeled after Jimmy Fallon’s hilarious thank you note […]

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What's in a Name? | Denver Metro Moms Blog

What’s in a Name?

I’m 2-4 weeks away from giving birth to a baby girl (depending on how high my blood pressure decides to be at any given appointment) and she has no name. Right now she is just “baby girl” when I talk to her, though my twin 3-year-old boys sometimes call her Boba Fett . . . […]

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The Surprising Reason I Chose an Un-medicated Birth

I’ve never been a fan of the term “natural childbirth.” It insinuates that any woman who has a baby with the aid of an epidural or through a C-section somehow had her baby “unnaturally.” I’m pretty sure it’s impossible to go through unnatural childbirth and this is coming from someone who had both children “naturally.” I […]

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