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Pokémon Go Prevented My Postpartum Depression

Moms everywhere seem to be sharing their postpartum depression stories.  I greatly admire their courage in doing so; it lets other moms know that they’re not alone. As someone with a history of depression, I felt like I was under a microscope as soon as we brought our baby home. It seemed like all of my doctors […]

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Mom Truths: When a Stay-At-Home-Mom Returns to Work

I absolutely loved being a stay-at-home-mom. I know it’s not for everyone, but it’s always been a perfect fit for our family. I cherished those baby days and really enjoyed preschool drop- off and pick-up all within the two-hour time frame {who makes those times up anyway?}. As my children grew, I embraced and honored each […]

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GCMB Jacqui

An Open Letter To My Child’s Caregiver

Our child is a fun-loving, free-spirited, knows-what-she-wants, 2-year-old.  She loves and is loved beyond measure.  She is wise beyond years.  I often comment that she is an old soul {but believe me when I say that she is living the toddler-life}.  I like to say that “music speaks to her soul” because whenever she hears anything with a […]

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GCMB Documenting the First Year

Oh Baby! Fun Ideas to Document The First Year

Documenting baby’s first year is such a “millennial mom” thing to do, and I’m not ashamed to say I absolutely LOVE it! Little ones change so much within those first twelve months. You bring baby home, eyes barely open just eating, sleeping {sometimes}, needing those diapers changed to sitting, crawling, maybe even walking and talking.  Rarely do […]

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Don’t Doubt Your Body! A Few Humble Pointers for the Pregnant Woman

Pregnancy is so exciting! Feeling that little creature fluttering inside you, everyone telling you that you’re glowing, batting strangers’ hands away from your swollen abdomen — it’s like no other time in your life. But, um, remember that thing looming at the end of these nine months? That inescapable and petrifying biological event? Oh yeah, […]

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