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Last night I cried.  My husband and I were watching a movie that I had surprisingly never seen before, Saving Private Ryan.  Attempting to look at the bright side of our situation, I thought it was a good time to catch up on things I don’t normally have time to enjoy.  Halfway through the film, […]

Last Night I Cried

COVID, Mindfulness, Motherhood

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When you hear the phrase “good mom”, what comes to mind?  Keeping your children safe? Being attentive and present? Enrolling them in a variety of extracurriculars?  Society (and especially other women) put so much pressure on one another to perform as mothers. We are expected to keep up with the doctor’s visits, the groceries, the […]

Am I A Good Mom?

Mindfulness, Motherhood, Parenting

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It’s 3 am and it feels like the only people awake in the world are you and your baby.  The silence allows your mind to race and reminds you of the load of laundry you left in the washer, the doctor’s appointment you forgot to schedule, and the insurance check you didn’t put in the […]

A Letter to Mama

Mindfulness, Motherhood, Parenting

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Is it just me or does January feel like it’s 99 days long?  My routine feels not-so-routine and I find myself pressing snooze too many times in the morning.  As soon as my toes hit the shockingly cold floor, I’m frantically reaching for the coffee pot to help me peel my eyes open.  Kids don’t […]

January Doesn’t Have to be so Glum

Mindfulness, Motherhood, Parenting

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Let’s take an inventory on how you usually feel the morning of January 1st. Most of us may feel sluggish, tired, and maybe even a little regretful of how late we were up the night before. I usually experience a sudden feeling of bleakness when all the holiday decorations are stripped down and usual schedules […]

A New Year’s Resolution You Should Keep

Mindfulness

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