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Joy & Grief of Motherhood | DMMB

Mixed Feelings: The Joy and Grief of Motherhood

I really love being a mom, I do. I love it more than I had ever anticipated I could. I take and post about a million pictures of my smiley, handsome, bright, mind-blowingly awesome little boy. Unapologetically so. I’m sure I’m guilty of portraying motherhood as all smiles and delight. Romantic images of snuggles and […]

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Why I don't feel guilty traveling solo | Denver Metro Moms Blog

Passport for One – Why I don’t feel guilty traveling solo

Dropping my daughter off at school knowing I wouldn’t see her again for a week was harder than I expected it to be. The last time I was traveling without her for a week she had broken her tibia and fibula two days prior so I had some anxiety about leaving. I text my husband […]

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When Perfect Isn't Possible | Denver Metro moms Blog

When Perfect Isn’t Possible.

One of my great friends recently told me that she didn’t think I was laid back. “Meaning,” she explained, “you are always on top of everything, put together, and involved in things like volunteering at the kids preschool – you know, you just aren’t that laid back!” Have you ever heard opinions people have of […]

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Surviving the Newborn Dark Days | DMMB

Surviving the Newborn Dark Days

Today my third child turned 6-weeks-old. I’ve absolutely loved the first few weeks with each of my babies, it is such a special, sweet time; however, in the middle of all the love, there can sometimes be an unexplained sadness. Those early days, especially those first few weeks at home when you are trying to […]

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November’s Eve Resolution: Avoid the Post-Holiday Letdown

Well, the holidays are approaching — No! No! Don’t run! It’s okay. I’m just here to talk. Sit down. Stop shaking. We’re going to be okay. Here’s a paper bag. Breathe deeply. Breathe. Believe me, I know from experience how all the holiday stress followed by post-holiday letdown makes you wonder if the season is […]

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