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The Guilt of a Working Mom

You clung to my neck, grasping tightly and sobbing. You didn’t want to let go, didn’t want to go over that threshold into the nursery filled with friends and fun. It’s ok – I didn’t want to let go either. We’d had another amazingly fun weekend together. We played, we sang, we snuggled. Monday morning […]

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8 Tips for the Mom Who is a Student

I started college in 2004 and finished in 2014. Sorry to disappoint you, but I’m not a doctor. Instead, I took a 7-year hiatus. At first it was a permanent decision. I had no intentions of returning to school after the one measly semester I endured. But after a turn of events, I decided that […]

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Lessons From Mom

There’s a lot in my mom’s life that I have questioned, naturally. From major life choices to basic funny but why‘s, I’ve been asking these questions since I could talk clearly. God bless Debbie for dealing with a child like this for for 32 years. Of course, this is partially her fault because she did raise me […]

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Itching and Twitching

It started out just like any other day until I received a call from the nurse at my child’s school. “Mrs. Baumer, we have to inform you that your daughter has lice…” That will take a mama down a few notches. I was under the impression that I was a clean person. I kept my […]

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My Kids Don’t Do Sleepovers

I never imagined I would be the kind of parent with strict rules that are out of the norm. But here I am banning my children from sleepovers. When I was a kid, I had this one friend who was not allowed to spend the night. Naturally, I was intrigued. She told me that her mom […]

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I Don’t Know How You Do It

In mom circles (and other circles, obviously) one-upping and undercutting can rule interactions. No, I’m not talking about who has the coolest car and who’s wearing the chic-est yoga pants brand-of-the-moment. I’m talking about who has the hardest time. The contest is to win at hardships or to minimize one another’s struggles. This is a […]

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