Win the day: a strategy for overcoming overwhelm

This one is for the moms of very little ones, the moms with babies or toddlers underfoot (or – gasp – both!) Is your house a wreck?Are you feeding someone round the clock?Are you only getting nap-sized chunks of sleep?Do you live in yoga pants and dry shampoo?Does your life revolve around nap times?Are you […]

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How to Grab Groceries with Kids Without Losing your Mind

It was a hot and sticky summer day when we brought my first born home from the hospital. I sat in the back of our car, next to William who was snuggled in his brand new car seat. We stopped at a 7-11 for gas and my husband delivered a red slurpee to me through […]

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Guaranteed Ways to be a Miserable Mom

Every day, I astound myself by finding new and creative ways to feel miserable as a mom. I’ve limited this list to just five, but I know you could add to it. There’s no “right” way to be a miserable mom, so don’t be discouraged if your misery looks different than mine. Five ways to […]

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5 Reasons to Keep a Five Year Journal

I perused the shelves of the bookstore, careful not to let my pregnant belly knock anything down. I was drawn to the selection of pretty journals and notebooks; I’ve always loved writing, and journaling in coffee shops used to be one of my favorite hobbies. I hadn’t written a word in over a year, since […]

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