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A Reflection on 2020

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Keep your perspective along with your reflection on 2020.   What a dumpster fire this year has been. What a sh**show this year has been.  What a decade...

Please Don’t Tear The Tree Down: Making Holiday Magic with Toddlers

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Ditch the stress this year and make some holiday magic with your toddlers.   Toddler /ˈtäd-lər/noun: a young child who is just beginning to walk and has...

Pregnancy Grief: Understanding What a Pregnancy Requires of You

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Pregnancy grief is real, there's no shame in facing your emotions.   I’ll call it blissful ignorance. I was so happy to be unexpectedly pregnant for...

Handling Toxic Positivity Amidst Diagnosis

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As the intimate and unique details of a mother's birth story, a child's diagnosis story is much the same. And depending on how traumatic...

Hey Females…Take Care of Your Head and Your Heart First

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For National Women's Health and Fitness Day, I feel confident there will be a great number of podcasts, posts, ads, blogs, microblogs, stories, reels,...

The Pep Talk We All Need Right Now : You Were...

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You were made for this. This is the unfamiliar, uncharted, unwanted territory of the great unknown. This is motherhood 2.0 on steroids without an instruction...

Conquering (inner) Criticism in the Times of Covid: A Working Mom’s...

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“Mama, breathe, there’s no award for being the hardest working mom of the year.”   This is more a reminder for myself, but if it is...

Suicide Prevention: Moms Struggling to See the Next Moment

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Suicide Prevention Day is observed on September 10.  Awareness is the first step toward prevention. Moms, you are not alone!   A couple of years...

Pandemic Grief – Do You Feel it, Too?

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Grief has a way of rushing in when you least expect it. It’s ugly. It’s painful. It’s universal. Grief is an all-inclusive journey that...

Dear Mom, You are Enough: A Letter From Your Child

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As moms, we are often our own worst critics. But do our children view us this way? "Flip the switch" for a front-row view...