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Leaving my Career to be a Stay-at-Home Mom

Before delivering our firstborn son, I was ignorant to the labels that would henceforth populate my life. Breastfeeding or bottle-feeding mom? Cloth or disposable diapering mom? Crib baby or co-sleeping family? And the biggest label of all – working mom or stay-at-home mom? Unbeknownst to me in my new-mom naivety, our choices spoke volumes about my brand […]

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The Daily Dance of the Working, Single Mom

Today is International Women’s Day. A celebration whose origin lies over a century ago, to initially honor women who went on strike to protest their working conditions. It’s also commonly known as “Working” Women’s Day. And, as a single working mother, today’s post reflects on the choreography it takes to master such a title. Warm Up […]

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An Introvert’s Guide to Rocking Motherhood

*** Us introverts are having a bit of a moment, aren’t we? From bestselling books to silly memes to snarky apparel, suddenly, being quiet is cool.  I’ve always needed a hefty bit of time alone to feel my best. Give me a couple of free hours and I will happily putz around, alone, maybe cleaning, […]

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Weaning: The Process of Letting Go {or Not}

My daughter turned 14 months this week and I was positive that I would be writing our weaning success story by now. As is with all things motherhood… success is a relative term… maybe even a “no-no” word. Since the birth of my child I have been asked: Are you nursing? Until when do you […]

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Breaking Through the Fog of Modern Motherhood

The fog of pregnancy does not go away at birth. I’d argue that it only truly begins at birth. Thankfully though, 18 months into life with two kids and four-and-a-half years into motherhood, the fog has finally begun to lift, and I can more clearly see my priorities. A Modern Problem? Moms have smoothly handled far more than […]

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