General Life Parenting

Mommyhood: Who Am I

I yelled downstairs to the basement “Hey, do you mind if I dry my hair?” His response “No. Lord woman, dry your hair! We’re good.” I stood there, in the hallway, staring at my Agreeable Gray walls thinking to myself “Did I really just ask if it was okay to dry my hair? Who the …

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Life Parenting

Mommyhood: It Ain’t Easy, Is It?

I watched Adele’s speech about losing herself to motherhood the other night at the Grammy’s and I was struck. Struck by the strength it took to admit that on national television, struck by the truth behind the words she was speaking, and struck by the genuine nature of her delivery. Listen, no one prepares you …

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Life Parenting Pregnancy

{The Beast Within: Postpartum Rage}

I wrote the post below after an exhausting emotional day/night. I wish I could explain to people what Postpartum Rage feels like. My husband asked me after I sobbed, uncontrollably, for an hour “What happened?” and I couldn’t even begin to start to explain in words what happens when “the monster” rears her head. It’s …

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{Being a New Mom: They Never Tell You…}

They never tell you…the pain you are going to endure to bring your baby into this world. Two weeks later, you won’t remember just how much pain you’ve experienced. You’ll only remember that sweet face and those beautiful little sounds that escape her. They never tell you…when you have a c-section, you may not get …

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