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Man Denies PMS Exists: Women Everywhere Might Disagree Just A Little

I just saw over on Scary Mommy a pretty funny post about a guy who’s claiming PMS is all in your head and doesn’t really exist at all. Can you believe it? It was all in reference to his article over on  “A new article in Slate shows what happens when you take studies about […]

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6 Things You Definitely Want To Say To Your Gynecologist

Alright, raise your hand if going to the gynecologist isn’t exactly your idea of a good time. I could totally think of hundreds of things I’d rather be doing, but once a year or so, you know how it goes. You show up for your obligatory annual exam and just sort of go with it. Maybe […]

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5 Things Food Allergy Moms Wish That Everyone Else Understood

Although I don’t have a child with known food allergies, I’m incredibly mindful of them. I work in childcare, so I’m constantly getting new kiddos in my room. And each time I do, I ask about likes/dislikes as well as food allergies. After all, it’s really important. So much so that for some kids it’s […]

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Are You A Mother Who Has Lost Her Mind?

I’m sure we’ve all heard of “mom brain,” right? Most of us joke around on a semi-consistent basis about how we can’t remember anything. For that matter, we feel like we’re losing our minds. It’s one of those things that’s sort of funny, but sort of not. I was scrambling around last night, jotting down notes […]

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Unsure About Having Another Baby? Read This Sweet Letter!

I can tell you without a doubt that I’m ready for another baby. My one and only is a little over two. So grown up, yet so not. The 3 AM nursing sessions are long gone and I actually sort of miss them. Crazy, right? Oh and did I mention that my son’s asking for […]

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10 Reasons Why There’s Nothing Like Breast Milk

If you’re a breastfeeding mama (and probably even if you aren’t), I’m sure you’ve heard about how breast milk is like liquid gold. I don’t think there’s an ailment that can’t be treated with it. Okay, so maybe that’s stretching things just a little bit, but seriously. I can’t get over how many different things people […]

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11 Ways To Tell You’re A Procrastinator Parent

I reminded my husband tonight that tomorrow was Mother’s Day. I also mentioned that my son and I were in the process of making cards for both grandmas. Yep! Way to wait until the last minute, right? That’s me. Late to the party with everything. It’s obviously not an intentional thing. I do plan ahead, […]

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The One Thing That’s Hard About Parenting

Being a mom is one of the most amazing things you’ll ever experience, but it’s also one of the hardest. Sometimes, though, hard isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Sometimes, it just is. Hard is relative and it’s definitely different for each of us. The so-called “hard” that a lot of moms describe in the first […]

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It Really Sucks That You Can’t Have Your Cake And Eat It Too

I’m sure you’ve heard the expression “you can’t have your cake and eat it too.” It sucks. I thought I was going to have it all together. I thought I’d be able to work full-time, take care of my son, and still have a hobby. That was a joke. By a lot of people’s definition, […]

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I’m Done Doing Things For Everyone Except Myself

There’s something about becoming a mama that changes your priorities. So many women forget about themselves. I know, I know. How can you not? You get handed this itty-bitty human who’s dependent on you for everything… Every feeding, every diaper change, literally everything. I remember those first few weeks after having my son. I spent […]

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Stop Trying To Do ALL THE THINGS

Dear Mom with your hands full, It’s okay to put something down. I promise the world won’t collapse if you juggle just one less thing today. Who said we have to do all the things anyway? Take a moment. Take a breath. Remember what’s so important to you and then let go. Let go of […]

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The 8pm Rule That Would Surprise You

We have an 8pm rule at our house, but it’s not what you think. It’s not a bedtime 8pm rule. It’s something altogether different. And it may not be the normal and it may not be accepted by the majority of moms out there, but it’s our 8pm rule and we love it. After reading […]

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If This Happened To You, You Would Change Your Whole Concept Of Driving

If This Happened To You, You Would Change Your Whole Concept Of Driving

This is shocking, but grounds you so down to earth and reminds you how much you love your family and your children. If we all took a moment to watch this video and feel the love you have for your spouse, your children, your parents, and your friends, your heart will be filled with so […]

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You’re Not A Bad Mom For Sending Your Kid To Daycare All The Time

Daycare gets a bad rap.  Sure there are the horror stories, but are daycare centers as a whole an  inherent bad thing?  I say no – my now-18-year-old daughter started daycare when she was 3 months old and we never looked back. She turned out relatively unscathed. In fact, she is one of the most […]

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Is It Really Necessary To Give Your Child A Bath Every Single Day?

Some days you just can’t wait till it’s bath-time for your kiddos because that means you’re getting that much closer to calling it a night, tucking them in and finally getting some peace and quiet time to yourself to do whatever the heck you want. Then, there are other days, you are so exhausted from […]

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10 Frustrating Things Moms Of Only One Child Hear Everyday

Without a doubt, the most insensitive thing someone has said to me in regards to having only one child was “you’re not a real mom.” For the most part, I try to shrug off ignorance, but this one sort of stung. Um, hello! So, basically… All the dirty diapers and late-night feedings? They’re just an […]

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6 Annoying Moms Who Drive Me Crazy

Once your little one reaches a certain age there comes a time when not only do you want to teach them to be social and how to get along well with others-but it’s time for you to practice your own social skills and connect with other people in life besides your husband and your precious […]

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If I Have To Tell You One More Time……

Well, I can honestly say that I’ve arrived at the pinnacle of motherhood.  I got her to 18 without her being hooked on drugs or pregnant. I taught her the survival skills that she’ll need when I ship her off to college next fall. It was not an easy feat, though.  There were tears, tantrums […]

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4 Things You Should Do When Your Husband And Kids Aren’t Around

I love my kids…I love my husband…But I just need a break sometimes. I’ll be totally honest, I don’t think I get those enough. I’ll bet I’d be a lot less irritable and annoyed so easily if I somehow could schedule some “me-time” on a regular basis. But I have accepted that some things are […]

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Does Your Personality Scream Type A?

I’m more than a little “type A.” I am, no doubt, driven and definitely a perfectionist. While we’re on the subject, prior to having my son, I was a serious workaholic. Oh, and impatience just happens to be my middle name. My husband is constantly telling me to slow down and quit planning – just […]

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