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Podcasts for Moms & Kids

I love listening to podcasts. I discovered them when my kids were toddlers. I would listen to episodes while I was cleaning up/cooking/doing laundry while the kids were napping. These days my 5-year-old twins don’t nap much anymore, but I still find time to listen to a podcast at night or in the pickup line at […]

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Amnesia Mom

Amnesia Mom

Amnesia mom is a term I’ve created for the mom whose kids are grown and who has seemingly forgotten what life is like with babies and toddlers. You likely run into her in the line at the grocery store, “They are so cute! I remember when my kids were that little! Enjoy every minute it […]

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Finding “Me Time” in this Mom Life

Self-care. Boundaries. Stress relief. Being present. Hobbies. Relaxation. Personal interests. Saying no. Saying yes. Balance. Sleep. Exercise. Adult interaction. Relationships. Mental stimulation. Wine. (Let’s just put wine in there.) Me time. As a new mother, I knew I needed these things. I knew I craved these things. Yet, on the rare occasion that I got […]

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Making Friends at 40

I turn 40 this month. Now, I won’t bore you with an entire blog devoted to how I am feeling about this. Let’s just say–I might be in complete denial and wondering how in the hell this can even be possible. And like most people do when approaching a major milestone, I have been doing […]

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In Solidarity of Screwing Up

I was at the park last week and a toddler walked up and hit my toddler. Out of nowhere her mother runs up, smacks her daughter on the behind and yells “no hitting!” then carries her child kicking and screaming to the car. My initial reaction? Honestly? Look over to my husband and talk crap. […]

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