I have to admit something. I am not a fun, easy going, "yes" mom.  I'm not proud of it. I would love to write instead that I am an "of course you can, darling!" mom who is constantly delighted by her...
If you’re a parent reading this I have no doubt you’re all too familiar with the overwhelming feeling of burnout. This past summer I found myself way beyond burned-out. Here’s how I was able to break my cycle of...
You know those hard days when after you put your kids to bed you just think to yourself, “what in the world was that?” Now imagine having those days day after day after day... like you just cannot catch...
When I was newly pregnant and we started telling our close friends, one of them asked me a question right off the bat: have you written about it yet? The answer, until today, was no. I hadn't. Where do I even...
The delivery plan. I waited all day knowing I was in early labor. My delivery was going to be amazing, I was certain of it. My husband had just started a new job and was gone all day at a...
It’s been one of those days. Technically it’s been about 4 of those days in a row and I’m going to be honest with y’all: I feel like I’m drowning a little bit. I’ve said no approximately 715 times...
Today marks the day you were taken from us. From me. It's been 30 years. And there is so much you have missed. So many of my first days of school. My first camp away from home. My first time behind the...
Navigation and Balance…ah.  Those two things can be difficult in any situation. Being a mom AND experiencing pregnancy related depression and/or anxiety, AND returning to work outside of the home can overwhelm the most balanced of women.   Women reading...
I love a good vacation. Who doesn't? But we may not have the same definition of vacation. I'm not talking about the version with the kids. I'm talking about a real vacation; I'm talking about taking vacation without the...
In a world where we are constantly bombarded by stimulation, news stories of violence, and social comparisons, it is no surprise that anxiety in kids and teens is on the rise. In addition to being the mom of three...
Usually when I feel myself losing my schmidt as a mom, it's because both kids are pushing me to the brink in a very methodical but lightning fast way. Things were going great two, maybe three minutes before and then the...
Imagine, your spouse is battling anxiety and hates his job, so he quits. You've lost a third of your income. Your teenager is being a teenager - testing all of the limits. Your company is struggling and you've lost...
As the Mama of three grown children, and Nana of soon-to-be three grandchildren, I’ve worked hard to develop a healthy role in the lives of my children and their families. As we Mamas learned firsthand, new parents usually don’t...
"I'm having a boy... and I'm worried about it." About a year ago, two friends of mine were pregnant at the same time. Both found out the sexes of their babies within a week of one another, and so we...

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