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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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Working Mom Life: “Sway” or “Balance”?

Recently, I read an article on thebalancecareers.com entitled “7 Resolutions to Help Working Moms Improve Their Work-Life Sway.” Am I the only one who had no idea what the “Work-Life Sway” was? Apparently it’s the idea that, instead of trying to balance our personal life and our professional life, we should concentrate on swaying back […]

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Boymom Life: No Girls Necessary

It’s a common question for me to hear whenever someone finds out I have two sons. “So, are you trying for a girl?”  It doesn’t matter how many times I hear it, I am always floored by the question.  And I am not alone.  Just recently, a friend of mine who has four sons tagged […]

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