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My “Mom Bod”: Definitely Works Out But Loves Chicken Nuggets

I gave birth to my first child on May 12, 2017. My entire pregnancy I was told to watch my weight because it would be so hard to loose once the baby was born. So like many women, I was obsessed with staying as small as I could: watching every calorie, drink, and working out until the […]

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Postpartum Anxiety After Weaning: Yes, it’s a Thing.

Postpartum depression and anxiety: luckily, almost all of us are aware that it’s a very real thing. So, let’s say a year or more goes by after baby arrives. Sure, things are hard in the beginning, but you think you’ve found a Mom-groove. You’re almost surprised that you didn’t fall victim to postpartum blues. Life […]

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Breastfeeding: It’s Not Easy Being the Cow!

For some of you, breastfeeding may be a glorious time spent gazing into your child’s eyes, bonding, and feeling that connection that you’re providing them with all they need. And for some of us, it sucks.  Literally and figuratively.  I remember preparing for baby #1, taking all the new expectant parenting classes, one of which […]

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Having Humor as a New Mom

It is now midnight and I am just now eating dinner. Or, it is two o’clock in the afternoon and I am just now leaving the house. Do these two scenarios sound familiar? If so, you {like me} must be a new mom. But, it’s finding the humor that helps me through this season.   Here are […]

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Please Stop Asking When I’m Going to Have Another Baby!

“When are you going to have another baby?” “You need to give your son a sibling!” “Are you going to have more kids?” All of these seemingly harmless comments I hear almost on a daily basis. Most people think, “It’s no big deal, I’ll just come right out and ask.” I know this because I’ve been […]

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