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4 Types of Negative Nancies and How to Avoid Them

    There’s something spreading rapidly through the local playground, school pick up line, even Starbucks isn’t immune. And no it’s not hand/foot/mouth. Negativity. This contagious condition is carried by most of us moms. We’re infecting ourselves and even more alarmingly, our kids. I will be the first to say that a good ole complain […]

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Let’s End the Mompology!

At a recent meeting of the most brilliant, kind, independent, well-meaning moms I know, I observed the number of times we apologized to one another. Would you believe, though none of us had committed any actual wrongdoings, the word sorry was used over one hundred times? That, my friends, is a mompology epidemic. What the heck is a […]

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What “Being Present” REALLY Means

On a day to day basis I change several diapers, comb and style hair, drive to school, make meals, wipe noses, breastfeed, read Thomas the Train 400 times, sing songs, comfort cries, discipline and redirect, play ponies and do puzzles, and answer the question “why?” more times than I’d like. I’m there for those moments, […]

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A Note of Gratitude.

During November, I spend a lot of time thinking about the good things in my life, the things I overlook on a day-to-day basis but that are always there making life better nonetheless. I am grateful for my children everyday. I am grateful they are healthy and smart. I am grateful they are in my […]

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