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Mommin’ Ain’t Easy

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It was recently my oldest son’s seventh birthday, and as I reflect on the last seven years, I’m in disbelief of how fast it went — but also, how much has changed in our lives in those seven years. When you are in the midst of the dirty diapers, tantrums, no sleep, hormones, post-partum depression, and everyday …

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An Argument for Self-Care

Haven

When was the last time you missed a doctor’s appointment? I’m not talking about one that you totally spaced, or maybe were too sick to go that day, but instead, when was the last time you knew you should go to the doctor for that checkup, but never actually scheduled it? Now, …

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Tools, Tips, and Tricks for (Exclusive) Pumping Mamas

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Exclusive pumping, simply put, is breastfeeding without nursing. The mom pumps her milk and feeds her baby via bottles. It’s answering both when people ask if you are doing breast or bottle. I pumped exclusively for my son for 14 months and over those 829 hours (yep, you read that correctly) …

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The Tale of the Headless Easter Bunny

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I have issues. I get that. But perhaps during no season are my issues more prevalent than during the run-up to Easter. And there’s one massive reason. The Easter Bunny. But not the cute, fluffy, imaginary one (sorry kids if you’re reading this) that stops by my house every year to set …

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