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Dear New Mom: Time to Rest

There’s a lot of unspoken expectations for us moms out there. Some days we feel the pressure to keep an immaculate house and teach our kids to speak three languages before they’re walking. Okay, it’s a bit of a hyperbole, but the essence is true. There are many moms I look at and think to…

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Dear New Mom: On The Rough Days

Today’s a rough day. Sleeplessness has caught up with me, Caleb’s not feeling well, and the hot Vegas summer is setting in. Caleb has needed a 4am feeding since Bolivia to catch up with his hunger/lost weight (he lost 3lbs while we were there), so I have had one good night’s sleep since the beginning…

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Dear New Mom: ???

Losing my mind. Had a great idea for a post, but it’s gone now. Actually, I had it completely written out it my head and it’s turned to brain dust. I was a bit flighty before pregnancy, but being a mom has elevated confusion and forgetfulness to a whole new level. I know you can…

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Dear New Mom: You Are A Rock Star

This letter is just as much for me as it is for you. This week has been rough so far. The Little Monkey has not dealt with daylight savings time well at all. This moment is the first time he’s had a decent nap since Saturday (that’s 4 days of no rest). And when this…

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