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What I Learned From My Mother – You Don’t Have to be a Perfect Mom to be a Good Mom

What I Learned From My Mother – You Don’t Have to be a Perfect Mom to be a Good Mom

With Mother’s Day approaching, I’ve been thinking about how my own mother has shaped my views on motherhood. We had an imperfect relationship while I was growing up, but we have since reconciled most of our differences and have a fairly easygoing relationship now. Despite our reconciliation, I had always reflected on our flawed relationship growing up, and […]

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Managing Infertility Before and After Baby

My infertility issues seem like a lifetime ago. My twin boys will soon be six, and their little brother is four. And yet, when I read about other couples facing similar fertility struggles, I can still feel that ache of wanting a child so badly. I can’t remember the names of all of the drugs […]

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Baking Easy Easter Cupcakes With The Kids

Baking Easy Easter Cupcakes With The Kids

I love Pinterest. It’s a delightful distraction where I can get all sorts of ideas on how to raise my kids, cook dinner, decorate my house and of course, get inspiration from countless crafts. With Easter coming up, I found myself browsing Pinterest for a fun dessert that my kids could help me make and […]

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Retraining The Mom Brain To Read

Retraining The “Mom Brain” To Read

I made a promise to myself last year that I would finally pick up a book and read it. Sadly, this has been a promise that has been hard to keep. When I was younger, I read all of the time, and visits to the library were special occasions. During my school years, my friends would get […]

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