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Menopause Made Me a Zombie Mom from OKC Moms Blog

Menopause Made Me a Zombie Mom

When I went through menopause at the typically average age of 52, my experience was so totally not what I was expecting. In my dramatic imagination, I was worried about going through wild mood swings. Or crazy crying jags while my husband and kids looked on helplessly. Yes, I had the hot flashes, and wished […]

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Riding the Weight Wave

Swimsuit season is coming… that magical time of year when we’re all extra critical of our bodies. I’m nowhere near as judgmental about my body as I once was. Learning to be kinder to myself about my weight and appearance has been a lesson learned slowly over the last decade. As I’ve aged into my […]

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The Self-Care No One Talks About

Self-care has become a buzzword for women. Women spend so much time taking care of others, that we tend to get run-down a bit and not take the time to care for ourselves. As we know, but don’t always put into practice, when momma has taken care of herself, she is much more equipped and […]

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6 Experts to Support Your Postpartum Recovery

You’re pregnant! Ultrasounds! Birth Classes! Checkups! Baby Showers! Birth Plans! Baby comes! Swaddling! Breastfeeding! Shushing! Baby Bath! Weight Check! Alright, you get to take baby home! See you in 6 weeks! 6 week check-up: You’re clear to resume activities. Want some birth control? See you in a year. Excuse me, what? So, am I recovered now? What does that […]

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Momming and Jogging: Game Plans to Conquer Both

I started running regularly after my first son was born seven years ago. It seemed a good way to kick off the pregnancy weight and I thought I needed a new challenge–because, you know, newfound motherhood hadn’t rocked my world hard enough apparently. I’m no expert, but I’ve picked up a trick or two over […]

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