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A Couch Full of Memories

Oh my stars, I can’t believe I just cried about a COUCH. Yes, you read that right. I just shed tears about a piece of furniture.  “It’s just a thing,” my husband said. “And you keep saying that it doesn’t fit in our house anymore.” Well, okay, Dr. Obvious is technically correct here: we have […]

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Sugar, You’re Killing Me

My key word for 2020 is going to be “wellness.” The danger word is “donuts.” Or “cupcakes” or “cookies” or “chocolate croissants.” I’m definitely one of those people who has a new diet plan or health goal to obsess over every time a new year rolls around. But if you’re looking for perfection in the […]

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You Don’t Have to Cherish the Moments

As a new mom, you hear a lot of cliches. As a mom of twins, I got a lot of, “Bless your hearts,” and the understated, but equally unhelpful, “Wow, your hands sure are full!” every time I left the house. The grocery store was my own personal hell. I would have one twin screaming […]

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Losing my Mother and Best Friend

Mother daughter relationships are the rockiest kind of relationship you could ever be in. There is a .2 second rebound rate when going from getting cussed out in the passenger seat of the car for changing the radio station to singing along to “this ish is bananas, b.a.n.a.n.a.s” and that it is, my friend! My […]

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The Hand Turkey: A Rite of Passage

We all have had those moments—and I think they are different from person to person—where we finally “feel” like a mom. For some people, it’s the first time they bring their beautiful baby home. For some, it’s the oh-so-snuggly late-night breastfeeding sessions. And for others, it might be the first time they put their children’s […]

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