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The only person you should try to be better than is the person you were yesterday.

Feeling Overwhelmed, Moms? You’re Not Alone.

When I say “feeling overwhelmed,” I’m not talking about the busy everyday get-this-kid-here, make-that-appointment-there, get-dinner-on-the-table, feeling overwhelmed stuff. I’m talking about the deep-down, I-don’t-know-if-I-can-adult-today overwhelm. But I think if we expose the 3 main contributors to mom overwhelm, we can dissolve the feeling outright… or at least take the edge off. #1 Stop the comparison game Sometimes the familiar […]

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Sibling Rivalry

Growing up an only child I never had to worry about sibling rivalry.  Everything belonged to me and I was the center of attention.  My current household is the complete opposite.  I have two sons who are three and six years old.  They love each other very much and enjoy playing together.  However, there are […]

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Autism is hard, but he makes it look good.

The Day I Became “Aware”

April is Autism Awareness Month.  This was one thing I never thought I would have to be aware of. Our child was diagnosed pretty late, which made it an even deeper shock to take. Today I’d like to share the story of the first time we became “aware” of this difference, and how we have […]

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