Perfectionism is a B, But I’ll Tell You Why You’re Perfect

Perfectionism. A sneaky little B- that looks oh so appealing and attractive, yet causes so much destruction. Its tricky. Perfectionism  can enter your mind in the form of images you create, or saw and pursue. The pursuit, the dream the taste of having the perfect body the perfect nursery decor, the spotless home…I’m sure you’ve jumped […]

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Dear Happy Mom, I’m With Ya

I love being a mom. I wouldn’t ask for anything  else. I don’t love wiping bottoms, poopy  accidents in the tub, police car sirens at 6 am or cold coffee left in the microwave for hours. I could do without those things if possible, but I wouldn’t trade it for being a mom. I share […]

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Baby’s Birth Story and His Name

First off, if you’re reading to find out the baby’s name, I give you permission to skip to the end of the post. The rest that follows is how he raced into the world painfully and just in time for my doctor to deliver 🙂 I rolled my big belly over to the clock: 3:32 […]

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I Stopped Playing With My Boys

There was a day when I would play Thomas the Train, orchestrate a major Dinosaur hunt, and race cars all over the house. I would narrate detailed stories and games, bringing my boys (mostly the oldest) into extravagant, make-believe worlds. Until, it had to stop. I didn’t realize the amount of dependence/need I was promoting. […]

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