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Hello, New Normal

Hello, New Normal

Must I always be waiting, waiting on you? Yeah, you, new normal. Throughout my pregnancy, I kept hearing about this new normal I’d experience once my daughter was born. After she was born, I began a daily waiting game for this new normal. Every day, waiting. When was normal supposed to appear? What did it […]

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Life with Mr. Brightside

My youngest son has a unique outlook on life. No matter how many grey clouds come into the day, he always finds the silver lining. I call him “Mr. Brightside.” Spill milk all over the dinner table? “But at least I didn’t get any on myself.” Legos all over the bedroom floor? “But at least […]

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Mama’s Morning Miracle

I recently became a Work-At-Home Mom and trying to find a schedule that allowed me to get my work done AND spend time with my kids without feeling guilty was leaving me frazzled and stressed. My toddler is not a great napper so working during nap time is not reliable. I tried to squeeze in […]

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The Wizarding World Of Motherhood

When the Harry Potter book series was first released, I was merely a teenager, with mixed feelings about a rising fandom surrounding a boy wizard and his ragamuffin friends. It seemed pretty silly to me and frankly, I did not see the appeal. Because of this, I did not read the novels or watch the […]

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Losing the Baby Weight

Bye-Bye Baby Weight

It was only a matter of days, maybe even hours, after both my kids were born that I was looking for signs of my baby weight melting off. Once my uterus had returned to normal size and I was no longer retaining fluid, I was left with twenty pounds to lose. Losing twenty pounds seemed […]

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A Life Lived In Pictures

  I recently attended the memorial service of a close family friend who had bravely fought but lost a long battle with illness.  What amazed me most at the service was not the number of people who came to pay their respects (although there were hundreds) or the variations in the types of people (she […]

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