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Am I A Mean Mommy?

I’m sure my kid thinks I’m a “mean” mom.  My husband can be tough when he needs to be, but he’s definitely the fun parent, and I feel like I just spend 90% of my time staying on my daughter about something. “Lean over.  Don’t get crumbs anywhere.  Get in the shower.  Are your chores […]

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My New Year’s Anti-Resolution List

Every year we make a list of our New Year’s resolutions. And, for the most part, we don’t accomplish what’s on that list. We end the year with a bit of disappointment that we didn’t accomplish the goals we set out to reach. I’m done with the disappointment in myself for not completing – heck who […]

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Parenting Through Tragedy

Hurricanes, Tornadoes, and Mass Shootings: Tragedy as a New Mom

Every large tragedy that has befallen the world since 9/11 has hit me hard. I’m an empathetic person and the suffering of others, be it person or animal, sinks deep into my core and rests there awhile.  But becoming a parent makes it different. So very different.  Instead of seeing pain and sadness from a […]

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