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Grocery Shopping Isn’t Hard Anymore

Last week, I went to three grocery stores to get food and household items for our four-person family. Three. Grocery shopping took up my whole Saturday morning, and you don’t even want to know how much I spent. Both of our girls have food allergies, which means I do my shopping at specialty grocery stores […]

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What to do About Soul-Sucking Mom Words

I set-out to write this blog post about my experience trying to cope with “mom brain.” About how I was completely unaware that my sometimes annoying, mostly cute pregnancy symptom known as “bump brain” would only get worse after turning that bump into a baby. My ability to function as an adult has all but […]

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The pain of losing ‘Favorite Parent’ status

This morning when I heard my daughter stirring, I entered her room and gave her a big smile. I cheerfully said, “Good morning!” Rather than smiling and reaching for me, as she always has, she looked over my shoulder. Behind me, her father was starting to get ready for the day. “Dada!,” she exclaimed gleefully, […]

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Things to Keep in Your Purse to Make it Look Like You’ve Got Your $#!& Together

I learned a trick, you guys, and I’m here today to share it with you. It’s about how to make it look like you’ve got your mess together – 24/7. And don’t worry – it doesn’t actually entail having your mess together. We can all breathe a collective sigh of relief.   It’s this little thing my daughter […]

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