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SuperMom to WorstMom

Today was the kind of day where I felt like supermom by 11am and the worst-mom-ever by 5pm. It began with a trip to preschool with all three children. My mom usually watches baby V, while I drop the girls off, but she was busy today. So I got there…

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A Perfectionist in Recovery

I experienced a surprising moment of shame yesterday as a parent. For those of you who read my article, 1st Day of Preschool, I was already really nervous about what other adults would think about my children at preschool. I didn’t even realize how much other people’s opinions mattered to…

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1st Day of Preschool

I dropped the twins off yesterday for their first day of preschool. I’m sure you’re thinking, “What?? Preschool? It’s summer!” Ya I know. But these preschool classes run all year, and the girls finally hit the age requirements to join. They have so much energy that I need to get…

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Handle It With Humor

Motherhood requires effective cleaning supplies and a sense of humor. I changed my leggings three times yesterday because of vomit. Twice from baby V and once from our dog, Hermes. This was after cleaning up the remains of breakfast and lunch off of the floor, the table, the chairs. This…

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The 18th Century Mom

I’m a huge fan of the Outlander books by Diana Gabaldon. I totally geek out over the time travel aspect, the theory of which actually hurts my brain, but I love how the principal character journeys back to 18th century Scotland. I am not only obsessed with the depth of…

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Three Under Three

Let me tell you what Three Under Three looks like. It means we’re potty training and sleep training and introducing solid foods all at the same time. It means we are constantly doing laundry because of spit up, poop explosions, potty accidents, and just general food messiness. It means I…

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6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Having Another Child

My friends and I are constantly asking ourselves if/when we want more children. This is a huge decision. I’ve found it really interesting when mommy threads on social media advocate for one stance over another, when the truth is that this is a very personal decision. Each child is different,…

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Failing as a Mom?

Ever felt like a complete failure as a mother? I’ve experienced the word “failure” being part of every mom’s vocabulary. Yesterday was just one of many days where I felt like a failure. The girls watched too much TV. We didn’t get out of the house. I didn’t do any…

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Bra is the New Fanny Pack

One of the hardest parts about having my second round of children is that it is impossible to get set up to feed without my toddler twins trying to take everything from me. When I feed baby V, I usually need a burping cloth, a swaddling cloth, a bottle, a…

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My Take on Tully

I have been excited to see Tully since the first trailer came out in January. I had just had my third child, and I couldn’t wait to see a movie that seemed to perfectly describe my experience with motherhood. My friends and I were making plans to see it a…