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March 28, 2022 To Mama, Asking for and accepting help is the one of most vulnerable and difficult actions you can engage in; only becoming more difficult as we grow older and we find ourselves weaving in and out of our comfort zones while our roles and responsibilities change and the relationship with ourselves and […]

Asking for Help

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March 21, 2022 To Mama, You look heavy. Yea, there’s still some baby pounds to shed but that’s a conversation for a different day. Heavy in that the weight of motherhood is on your shoulders and burdening your mind. The longer I am a Mama, the more I realize there’s an unspoken weight to being […]

The Weight of Motherhood

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March 14, 2022 To Mama, We broke the rules this weekend. This weekend we held our little one as she slept instead of encouraging her to sleep in the pack and play while we were away. Why? Well, she had a cold. Sneezing, runny nose, sniffles. Did it stop her from being the adventurer and […]

Sick Babes Need Mama Snuggles

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March 7, 2022 To Mama, I was raised by strong women. Strong in empathy, strong in courage, strong in hope, strong in prayer and strongest in love. I hoped to be just like them when I grew up; someone who was willing to lend a hand or an ear, someone others could rely on, someone […]

Strong Mama’s

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I recently had the pleasure of speaking to the owner and founder of Conscious Diapers; a company that investigates and scores brand name diapers according to five categories. The five categories they research are: Human rights, Ingredients, Animal Rights, Environmental Impact and Performance. Currently, Conscious Diapers have two brand names available for purchase on their […]

Why we switched to using Conscious Diapers

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Once a teacher, always a teacher. Am I right?  Before baby girl was born I was a Special Education teacher and Board Certified Behavior Analyst; titles I worked very hard to earn and even harder to maintain.  These days, the certifications, accomplishments, endless hours of prep don’t even come close to my new favorite title…Mama.  […]

Roll Call

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February 7, 2022 To Mama, 6 months. 6 months of being a mama. 6 months of raising a baby girl.  6 months of navigating our new path.  6 of the most amazing, wonderful, challenging and simply awesome 6 months.  You did it. You’re doing it. You’re doing great.  So today, what better day to sit down […]

6 months

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February 9, 2022 To Mama, You ever have one of those days? One of those days where you find yourself yelling at the dog because he, out of everyone else…won’t yell back. Of course the moment you yell, you feel bad- he did nothing wrong. So let’s think about why you’re yelling… You’re yelling because […]

You Can Do Hard Things

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February 2, 2022 To Mama, I started reading this little book Many Ways to Say I Love You by Fred Rogers…Mr. Rogers for all of us who grew up watching Mr. Rogers Neighborhood…and these little passage struck me for a couple reasons. The first line for starters…I wonder how many people feel the way I […]

Growing Pains

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January 31, 2022 To Mama, I never knew the power of these words until I became a mama. It took being a mama to realize the depth of these words…the validation they provided when you feel like you’re flying by the seat of your pants, coping with your own lack of sleep amidst hormonal changes […]

You are a great mama