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I Tried an Online Design Service

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  We had just moved into our home the week before COVID officially showed up in St. Louis (talk about timing!). As the working-from-home...

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...

Moms in the Lou: Up Close with St. Louis City Treasurer...

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1) Tell us about you! We know you're a St. Louis local. :) I'm a daddy's girl, unapologetically black, and sometimes, I'm petty! I...

Navigating Parenting as You Go: That’s How This Gig Works

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Until you have kids, you can only guess how you will tackle the challenge of parenting. And chances are, you are going to guess...

When Your Plan Doesn’t Go According to Plan: A Journey to...

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Everyone has their own birth story. Sometimes they have an elaborate birth plan. Occasionally everything goes according to that plan, but most times, we...

Taking Three Months of Maternity Leave, but I’ll Be Back!

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I’ll be the first to admit that making the life-changing decision to have a baby on my own terms is a privilege. My husband...

Gratitude: The Greatest Quarantine Lesson We Can Learn

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Making sense out of chaos by applying gratitude lends the balance needed to endure a hard situation. It's been weeks since the onset of the...

Reflecting on My Post-Corporate Life: One Year Later

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The value of a work-from-home mom is so much greater than the paycheck that she earns.  Last year, I wrote about my decision to quit my...

A Tale of Two Pregnancies: How Different Can They Be?

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Not even a week after giving birth to my daughter in the fall of 2017, my husband and I agreed we wouldn’t have any...

This Working Mom is Guilt Free and Full of Ambition

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A virtual friend's status popped up one day on my Facebook news feed, “Does working mom guilt ever get easier?". I scrolled through the...