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I intend to share useful information, resources, and my own musings about effectively navigating the challenges of Motherhood. Check back often. We’re just getting started.

To Those Who Had Kids Before Me…

To Those Who Had Kids Before Me…

I had NO Idea! I had no idea the extent of how much your life changed. When our friends showed up with a case of beer after your newborn arrived you had every right to ask us to leave. But you didn’t. We expected everything to be the same. Sure there was a baby in the...

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What You Want is What you Get

What You Want is What you Get

One of the most helpful questions we can ask ourselves is: How do I want to feel in my life? Day to day, moment to moment, what are the dominant feelings you want to experience most? We often seek new contents (such as clothing, a house or a vehicle) or experiences...

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Respectful Parenting

Respectful Parenting

Janet Lansbury is my go to these days for most things parenting. Her belief that infants are born whole as unique people, deeply occupied with their own thoughts who deserve to be treated as we would expect to be treated really resonates with me.  She explains that as...

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Motherhood. It’s Suppose to be Messy

Motherhood. It’s Suppose to be Messy

Not only can the house be messy but so can our emotions. We try our best to do our best and be our best for our children. We juggle multiple tasks and demands and sometimes something has to give in order for our sanity to be maintained. Sometimes we set the bar really...

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The Beginning of Life

It’s a movie and a series on Netflix. Researchers and families explain the significance of the early years. The series goes into more detail and is well worth watching if you want science to remind you just how important parenting is. Get your tissues. Each episode...

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How to Thrive Into Motherhood

How to Thrive Into Motherhood

Let’s be honest. Motherhood can be hard. Damn hard sometimes. While our children bring us so much love and joy (often more deeply than we have ever felt before) they also challenge us and test our limits. Sleepless nights, hormonal fluctuations, and endless demands of...

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The Most Common Question I Am Asked – Answered

  What questions were you asked most often when you were pregnant? ‘How far along are you?’ ‘Do you know if it’s a girl or a boy?’ And if you have a child, what question do you hear the most? ‘Oh, Cute. How old are they?’ And many others, I am sure. When I meet...

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