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TOP 10 ITEMS FOR FIRST TIME PARENTS

I dream of inventing something baby related. First time parents are the best marketing audience ever. You can convince a nervous pregnant woman to buy anything to try and prepare and control a situation that is so far beyond your control.   Don’t get me started on Sophie Le Giraffe. $24.99 for a teething toy. […]

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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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Mom Self Care 101

Alright, so postpartum recovery is long. I’m not talking about the actual battle scars on your body from the day. You may have healed quickly physically, but it’s a long road back to your most sane self. Emotionally you are both high and low. I find it particularly challenging how one moment you are basking […]

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Here’s a Fun Trick to Play on Your Friends

 Spending a lot more time in your house then you normally would because you have a baby? Big adjustment. Here’s a fun trick to play on your friends for your own enjoyment. 1. Invite your friends over for coffee. 2. Dress the baby in a hand me down from older sibling […]

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Gift Idea for Your Kids
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Perfect Gift Idea for Your Kids

Perfect Gift Idea for Your Kids   My babies are growing into kids. It’s beautiful. Yet, one chore I recently accomplished was clearing the baby life out of our house. Burp cloths, see ya. Pack and play, don’t let the door hit ya. So it all went. To friends. To donation. To the garbage. Yet, […]

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I Speak Toddler

  I speak fluent toddler. Made some cliff notes in case any one is going to be hanging out with a toddler in the near future. Their language is full of demands and blanks you have to fill in. Good thing they are adorable and hilarious or there would be some serious trouble.   NO- […]

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I Have a Person

I have a person. Today my son is 3.   My baby is gone     and a person showed up.     You know I invented this Facebook game in my mind: You open a bottle of wine and then you scroll your Facebook newsfeed. Every time you see someone post picture of their […]

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Scary Mommy Instagram Takeover
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Scary Mommy Instagram Takeover

Scary Mommy Instagram Takeover I have been guest posting on Scary Mommy for a couple months now. It’s been great. The Scary Mommy community is definitely my demographic. It is filled with hilarious and very real Mom’s. People who adore their kids, but don’t pretend every day is sunshine and unicorn farts.   I got […]

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