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The Experiences of a Mother's Heart

The Experiences of a Mother’s Heart

Before becoming a parent, it never really occurred to me that one of the many feelings I would experience as a parent would be heartbreak. I pictured heart-pounding love, unexplainable joy, and overwhelming responsibility. If I pictured having any negative feelings at all, they could simply be summed up as fear, anxiety, frustration, and exhaustion. […]

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I Had a Nervous Breakdown Over Laundry

I Had a Nervous Breakdown Over Laundry

As mothers, we all have our thing that we absolutely hate doing, right? For some, it might be cooking, or vacuuming, or emptying the dishwasher, or doing a craft, or scheduling doctor’s appointments. For me, it is folding and putting away laundry. I know, conceptually, that I can fold an entire basket of clothes during an […]

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Confessions of a Formula Feeding Mom

Confessions of a Formula Feeding Mom

With my first born, breastfeeding came naturally to me. I am the sort of person to usually go with the flow. (Ha!) I took in stride the growing pains of feeding a newborn. Formula feeding wasn’t even on my radar. What I wasn’t prepared for were the all night feeds my son trained me into […]

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bad mama banana bread

Bad Mama Banana Bread

This isn’t the kind of mom I want to be. The realization hit me hard as I balanced uncomfortably on my hands and knees, scrubbing the last remnants of sticky goo from our tiled kitchen floor. My 4-year-old son had found me in the kitchen earlier that afternoon when he was supposed to be having […]

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the first three months are terrible

The First Three Months Are Terrible!

Before I had my daughter lots of people gave me advice, but this one stuck with me: “The first three months are terrible.” It stuck with me because even though people warned me that we would be tired, and joked about dirty diapers, everyone usually ended with something about how being a parent was the […]

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Introducing Fido to the New Baby

Introducing our dogs to the new baby, Part 1 When we found out we were pregnant with our first daughter, I was a little concerned about how our dogs would adjust. One of them was my first service dog, and the other one was in training. So, needless to say, they went everywhere with us, and […]

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