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Anxiety and Parenting

Nothing can truly prepare you for parenthood. I read books and blogs. I spoke with many woman about pregnancy, delivery, and all their experiences. However, I was still unprepared to be a mother. The biggest thing that I was unprepared for was how having a baby would affect my anxiety. People often talk about how pregnancy and […]

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What Not to Say to Someone With Depression

Depression is real.  It’s not just being in a bad mood or feeling down for a few days. To those who suffer it’s like living in a deep, dark, desolate place where you cannot see any light.  Nothing brings you joy and you get behind on life. This isolating illness has been a part of […]

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My FACELESS Facebook Daughter

In an world where everything is shared and posted without a second thought – my husband and I are in the minority (and were given some strange looks) when we informed friends and family that our daughter wouldn’t be put all over Social Media. Now before you think I’m crazy – here are a few […]

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When You Have a Runner

When I was pregnant, I considered the nights I’d stay away with a sick kiddo or the sticky hands and face.  I thought about the time he would repeat a curse word he heard one of us mumble and I foresaw the pictures I would take of a little face smothered in spaghetti and chocolate. […]

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