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Rise N Shine

Rise N’ Shine

So, two weeks ago, when I walked into my son’s room and I said “rise n’ shine buddy,” it clicked. And I smiled. I felt proud to use our family expressions, and felt proud to know they were engrained in me, when I hadn’t even thought about it before I said it.

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I'm growing a tiny huma

I’m Growing A Tiny Human.

I rarely had anyone make comments on my weight prior to being pregnant. Why is it suddenly okay to make comments now that I was?  I am no less self-conscious about my changing body now that I am pregnant and I know I am going to be growing, but I still do not welcome comments […]

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Mom why don't you like me

‘Mom? Why don’t you like me?’

No one told me that having children was sometimes like putting a mirror up in front of your own face. No one told me that I would see myself in the dramatic way she sighs and rolls her eyes. No one told me I would hear my own words, bitter and sarcastic, coming out of […]

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5 Resolutions I Might Actually Keep

5 Resolutions I Might Actually Keep

Every year it seems we all aim for the same things… finally lose that baby weight, purge/simplify, be more “present,” stop judging others, and the list goes on! I don’t need a new year to tell me I need to work on those. Those are all part of our never-ending list of #momgoals. This year, […]

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oh mom I get it now

Oh Mom, I Get IT Now

There are so many it(s) that I have left to experience.  I’m sure I will find the right time to use the phrase “life’s not fair” and I will understand why grand kids are better than my own kids.  But until then, if you see a cartoon-like light bulb above my head, don’t worry.  It’s just me […]

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