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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{My Decision to Lean Out}

Many of you know the notion of ‘Leaning In’ made popular by the book written by Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead. Essentially, Sandberg, who is the Chief Operating Officer at Facebook, describes why there aren’t as many women in power positions as we would expect in this day and …

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{Baby’s First 6 Months: They Never Tell You}

They never tell you…babies actually don’t like sleeping. They do when they are first born, but it quickly fades. However, right around week 9 your baby turns a corner, they start snoozing for 5+ hours. It might not seem long to someone who doesn’t have children, but to a new parent, that’s a lifetime. They …

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{Gender Neutral Nursery Reveal}

I finally manned-up and took some pictures of Waverly’s nursery. Yes, believe me, I realize she was born 6 months ago and that nursery has been ready for pictures for about, ehhh, 9 months. Whatever. I’m a new mom, I got busy! 🙂 At any rate, I wanted to do a formal nursery reveal on …

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{Postpartum Depression: My Story}

The post below was written when Waverly was 5-weeks old. I thought that I was feeling the way I was because I wasn’t getting much sleep. Because I had a newborn. I figured it would get better. Everyone told me it would. So instead of asking for help, I let it go on a little …

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{Thankful Thursday: October 17, 2013}

It’s Thankful Thursday, and yes I realize I haven’t posted one officially on the blog in a while. Hey, I had a baby, cut me some slack! I don’t even have to think about what I’m thankful for today. Today, I’m thankful for my Moms. Yes, plural. Not just my biological one, my inherited one …

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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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