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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...

A Balancing Act: When Physical and Mental Health are at Odds

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The COVID-19 balancing act between physical and mental health is a challenge for moms to maintain, especially when there are no clear answers. Please tell...

Building an Emergency Self-Care Plan for the Bad Days

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First of all, I want to let you know that I am not a mental health professional. I did, however, make a self-care plan...

Black and Exhausted: I Don’t Have Words For This

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“Ugh! Not another commentary about race!” you might be thinking. This is not that. Let me put my mom hat down for a moment and speak...

Finding Contentment in the Confinement of COVID-19

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Confinement isn't always limiting. Sometimes, it is within the limitations that possibilities emerge. As we all wade through these uncharted waters of life, feelings of...

We Are In this Together | A Quarantined Mom’s Testimony

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During this unprecedented pandemic, creating structure at times, while forgiving a lack of structure at other times, will help us strike a balance and...