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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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You step into Target and you are surrounded by packages of character Valentine’s cards, big heart-shaped boxes of chocolate, and rows and rows of conversation hearts.  You may pick up a thing or two for your kids, because let’s be real – they love that stuff! But, why not add another tradition this year? Try […]

New Valentine’s Day Tradition for your Kids

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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