The issue we all face: “mom guilt”

In talking to moms, like myself, I’ve realized that we all struggle with feelings of guilt from time to time. Although it’s a positive sign that we’re trying to do our best, we need to learn to let it go so that we can be our best. A guilty conscience can bring you down mentally, (read more…)

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Adoption: lessons learned

As I’m writing this post, my son, who we recently adopted, is almost eight weeks old — which is to say, I’m definitely not an expert on this subject. It all happened pretty quickly for us, which is pretty rare in adoption. I haven’t read many books (yet), but I’ve been thrown into one of (read more…)

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Thursdays are Book Club day

Today is Book Club day, where it’s the final day we’re discussing In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto by Michael Pollan. This week we’re on Part IV –  Not Too Much: How to Eat. I loved this final part of the book because it gives such concrete, do-able advice, and it leaves us with (read more…)

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4 ways to bring summer into your home

Summer is creeping up quickly — long days with early sunrises and late sunsets. Days full of sunshine and endless possibility. Summertime is a time for the outdoors — soaking up sun and recovering from the days of winter of being cooped up indoors. Summer doesn’t have to be for the outdoors only, though. There (read more…)

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6 things to do in the last weeks of pregnancy

My due date is in just a few days. Yep, I’m in that very last stage of pregnancy, when there’s not much you can do other than watch your body swell to unbelievable proportions and reminisce of the days when you could get up without grunting. I’ve been busy getting ready for number three to (read more…)

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