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I Believe in the Good Things Coming: 2018

New year. New experiences. New opportunities.   2017 was full of transitions for me. I transition as smooth as a fart in church. But once I wrapped my head around my goals. What do I really want? I watched the Mel Robbins TED talk more times than i’d like to admit, but here I go. […]

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Job Application for Motherhood

I was just filling out an application online. Halfway done and I get distracted by preschool thunder dome going on in my living room. Come back. It disconnected from the internet. Then my MAC is saying update something or other. Things are freezing. So I hit the update and let this beast restart. Went and […]

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32 Times Parenting Sucked and Social Media

So we’ve established that parenting is equal parts glorious and horrifying. See: Mom Paradox.   Something I observe regularly is how much people overthink social media. Comparing their lives to other people’s highlight reel. Feeling sad that everyone is else is so much more put successful, put together, in love… ect. Knock it off. No […]

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GET YOUR KID’S TEACHER A HOLIDAY PRESENT

Here is some information that I don’t quite think some parents understand. You child’s educator is a Mother F*cking Christmas Warrior. From Thanksgiving break to Christmas Break, a school becomes a giant exercise in learning about transitions. Think about it. Every one sucks at transitions. Moving sucks, divorce is hard, leaving your job, grief, becoming […]

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15 Tips to have a Fan-f-ing-tastic Holiday Season

 15. Be prepared for anything. 14. Wear matching shirts.   13. Don’t sweat the small stuff.   12. Don’t think any Christmas decoration is safe. No matter what you set up. 11.Find ways to be active with your kids. 10. Go to yoga. Even if it’s snowing. Check your excuses at the door. 9. Wear […]

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Getting Organized and Ready For the New Year

Get ready for 2018. Set some goals. Decide what you want. Write it down. Say it out loud. Bring it back to your attention again and again until it becomes real. I can organize things. But staying with the system of organization long term is a whole different animal. 2018 is all about sustaining new […]

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Nobody is the Best at Marriage

My husband asked me not to make fun of him on the internet anymore.   Well, that’s fair. Truth be told, I tease because I love. He said, “It’s trashy to talk about your personal relationship stuff on the internet.” Which is true. There is a lot that is better left off of social media. […]

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Mom Paradox

I try and not give advice to new parents unless they specifically ask for it. It’s their journey. I don’t want to project my crap on them. Their spouse, home, amount of children, career, weather ect. will all be different than what I experienced. The truth is everyone has to figure it out on their […]

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