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Keep Up Your Mom-entum

The very first article I wrote for this site was focused on learning not to be "that parent". You know, the judgy kind that make you feel terrible for letting your baby cry longer than forty-two secon...

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Mamarinos: Moms Who Love True Crime

Today I look like a typical mom - I'm wearing athleisure clothing, a nursing bra, and a look of exhaustion. My toddler is busy running around the play area at the mall as I pretend to watch him and wr...

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The Father Of My Children, In His Own Words

My husband, Stephen, has always been "keeper" material. Well before we started dating, I told Stephen that he'd make a great husband to someone someday. Looking back, he says that remark caught his at...

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The Best Post-Birth Products For Your Body

A recent discussion led to the realization that I was downright spoiled at the hospital following both of my kids' deliveries. Those angels they call nurses loaded me up with all the postpartum recove...

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The Key To Doing It All? Not Doing All Of It

In an attempt to pick back up on my bullet journaling adventure, I plotted out a few pages to track my daily habits and activities. This list includes everything from washing dishes to flossing my tee...

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Remind Me Again To Put Self-Care First

Over the last two months, my life has been full steam ahead toward one goal after another. All of these involved me giving up something basic - decent sleep, regular showers, keeping my nipples inside...

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Post-Baby Body Breakdown

Much of the scrutiny on the post-baby body stems from a superficial interest. That is to say, society pressures you to appear fully recovered from pregnancy with far more urgency than it cares about a...

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Mom, Human Pack Animal

As Matron Of Honor at my sister-in-law's wedding, I ended up needing to haul a lot of "stuff" to and from and around the wedding and related festivities. Add to that my two small children still in dia...

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My Sister-In-Law Is Getting Married Today!

Today is my sister-in-law's wedding day and it's going to be a perfectly beautiful day. The lighting outside is perfect for pictures and the venue is going to look spiffy. Of course, my sister-in-law,...

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Toddlers Can Play Safely With Pets

Recently, my sister and her husband adopted a second dog named Reni. Reni is a sweet dog with a lot of energy, very quiet - and surprisingly good with kids. Not all dogs appreciate having a toddler ru...

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My Kids' Wedding Outfits Are The Patriarchy

For a few years there in college, you might have heard me describe myself as "androgynous". I had an issue being overly or intentionally feminine, and while it stemmed from a place of personal tragedy...

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Get Involved! Volunteering As A Mom

Before I had kids, I spent a good chunk of my time volunteering. Every year, I spent a day as a Bag Buddy for USPS letter carriers, collecting food from the doorsteps of people on their route. I used ...

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Moms Don't Get Sick Days

It's another late one, moms. But this time, it's not because my kid ate my homework. No, actually both kids were relatively well-behaved. Shep only needed one timeout, and Rory slept for about three a...

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