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Leaving baby for the first time

I toss and turn in my bed as David gets up to soothe our baby back to sleep. It’s the middle of the night and I can hear them negotiating in the next room. Maybe it’s a nightmare, a toothache,

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How I am prioritizing self-care this season

As a mom of a toddler, self-care is something I know I should prioritize but in reality is first thing that gets put aside. The common analogy “if a plane loses oxygen, you need to put your oxygen mask on first before your child’s”

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Maintaining a Career and Side Business as a New Mom

One of the questions that was top of mind when we made the decision to start a family was how I would be able to maintain my career and side business as a new mom. I know that having a career or growing a business isn’t a priority for every mom,

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This one thing almost robbed me of the joy of motherhood

It has been difficult to put into words what I experienced in the early months of my postparum period. It feels like I’ve had a sort of fog over me for most of these last eight months. It’s been difficult to share something that is personal and upsetting,

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5 Tips for Getting Through a Baby’s Sleep Regression

For those of you wondering what on earth a sleep regression is, (yeah, I didn’t know about it either!), basically your baby is making a giant developmental leap and suddenly starts waking more frequently at night. It typically happens around the four and eight month mark.