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In quest of the work/life balance

On a Wednesday a couple weeks ago, my son wasn’t himself. Lethargic, wanted to be held, and just not his usual happy self. I made the call to keep him home from daycare, although he didn’t have a fever and wasn’t technically sick. I figured a day at home cuddling …

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I am a mom-judger

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I am a mommy-judger. Full disclosure: it was so easy to judge. It IS so easy to judge. Judging tells me that I’m not failing completely as a mother. It makes me feel like I’ve got something together. I compare, tear, and smugly look on as a child is screaming …

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Nurse Mom

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In honor of International Nurse’s Day (5/12) and Mother’s Day (5/10)… Nurse Mom (ners mam) noun: A special breed of wildly interesting mothers who spend 12 hour shifts caring for people of all shapes, sizes, and ailments. From grandpas with pneumonia to laboring mothers or pre-term babies, this mom does her best …

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