Prior to having kids, I heard several moms talk about postpartum depression and how they battled their hormonal highs and lows after having their babies. Hearing this scared me, and I mean really scared me.  I wanted a baby...
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We so often define a mother as being loving, nurturing, patient, and forgiving. Even if your mother did not have those qualities, you may have longed for a mother that did. And I think as well-intentioned mothers, we all...
Being a Young Mom is Perfectly OKAY! When I pictured celebrating my 21st birthday I defiantly did not envision being pregnant as part of the plan. But that was my reality, and seven months later I had my first son;...
Guilt is aversive and—like shame, embarrassment, or pride—has been described as a self-conscious emotion, involving reflection on oneself. And this guilt, comes in all forms. Somewhere along the line, instead of making choices for our life that are based on...
It's that time again to make resolutions for the new year ahead. Every year we make new ones and after a month or two (or maybe less) they go out the window. This year will be different because I...
It feels like there is never enough time in a day to get everything done. Add kids to the mix, and that time shrinks even more. However, effectively organizing your time can really help with productivity. That, and accepting...
Sweet Mama, the grass isn’t greener on the other side.   I know it looks that way. Sometimes it’s literally your neighbor’s yard that’s greener.  Beautiful landscaping, gorgeous roses blooming, a giant playset that isn’t sunbleached or made of cracked plastic like...

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Every year as we are getting to the end of the Holiday season, the new year is knocking at the door. A new year brings so many emotions. Some see it as a fresh start. An opportunity to change...

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