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Motherhood is Hard

  Motherhood is hard. There I said it;  and I’ll say it again, motherhood is hard. There is no doubt about it. The road to motherhood is a tough one. Birthing a baby is NO joke, and then taking care of a baby (or babies), yourself, your house, your pets, and still managing to hold […]

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10 Things I’m Giving Up as a Mom

Early on in motherhood, I started to feel a sense of mourning.  There were so many things that I felt pressure to give up, just so that I would fit the “mom” mold.  They weren’t necessary to leave behind in order to be a responsible parent, they were just things that I felt made me […]

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The Loyal One

One of the things I have really struggled with this summer is having a good group of mom friends. It’s a game changer when you have children with special needs, or if you have more than “normal” 2.5 kids. It doesn’t matter how old your kids are, hanging out with “mom friends” over the summer […]

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Tired as a Mother

Her black t-shirt said it all. “Tired as Mother” was scrawled across the front in pretty, white cursive. I saw her at the pool last weekend with her newborn in a stroller and her toddler at her feet. She didn’t wear make-up to cover the dark circles under her eyes or brush her hair before […]

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