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What I Learned About Life and Motherhood When I Went Back to Work

It's helped me to see that the role of mother isn't weighted differently depending on circumstances. Having 4 kids doesn't make you more of a mother than having 1. Working at home doesn't make you more of a mother than working in an office. Presence doesn't always equal the amount of hours you are present.

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The Truth About Lying

I did not read the "deflategate" report. I haven't closely followed the story other than reading the headlines so I'm not about to guess whether Tom Brady is innocent or guilty. At this point, I'm not sure it matters. I heard that Kylie Jenner has finally admitted to having some lip work done by carefully… Continue reading The Truth About Lying

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Becoming a Working Mom

Remember that time I felt like the universe was trying to tell me something…I feel like it’s been happening again. This time it’s telling me to go back to work. At least I think that’s what it’s saying. I’ve been gifted a shot at a real, paying, full time writing job. And I’m going for… Continue reading Becoming a Working Mom

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It Takes a Village

Nothing gets the internet in an uproar quite like an article about stay at home moms or working moms. In the past week, I’ve come across 3 different articles about stay-at-home mothers. I know better than to click on these but I couldn’t help it. I fell right for the “click-bait” (which I’m learning is… Continue reading It Takes a Village

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I Don’t Want to Raise Gentlemen

We were at a 3 year old’s birthday party a couple of weeks ago. There was a piñata. Although my 3 year old had never seen a piñata before, there still was a buzz of excitement when a colorful, decorated stuffed animal came into the room tied to a string. As one of the party entertainers hung… Continue reading I Don’t Want to Raise Gentlemen

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Lesson Learned While Planning a 3 Year Old’s Party

I like birthdays. They are like your own personal New Year. But I don’t fancy myself a great entertainer; I find it more stressful than fun. I like small, but special, celebrations to mark another year of life lived and lessons learned. But now that my kids are school, we have been to a few… Continue reading Lesson Learned While Planning a 3 Year Old’s Party