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Ignoring your #2 and Other Tips For Moms Expecting Their 2nd

Lately, everywhere I turn, someone is expecting their #2.  So, I thought I’d put together a short list of tips/observations/what to expects from a mom who — 5 years later — remembers the transition well. Remember when your first was a newborn and you had that video camera in hand recording your 5 day old [...]

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Truths About Motherhood…That Most Don’t Admit

Most of us think and feel things about our kids, our relationships, our lives that we maybe feel ashamed or embarrassed to acknowledge or admit. Those of you who know me know that I am not one of those people. If I feel it, I put it out there. Here are some of my truths. [...]

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Are You Killing Two Birds?

  Remember the days before baby when you had nothing but time on your hands? Without question, the thing you lack the most as a mother (not just as a new mother) is time. I often think, before kids, how did I not write a NY Times bestseller or win the Pulitzer prize.  Surely, I [...]

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To 3 or Not to 3…That is the Question

I wrote this piece on whether or not to have a 3rd child almost two years ago.  Over the last two years, I have continued to waver, but lately — as I am now just months away from the big 4-0 — I am particularly baby crazy.  Unfortunately, my husband is thoroughly enjoying the comfortable [...]

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The Blogging Begins

Finally!  My first official post for my new website and blog!  Thanks to everyone for your patience; I was kinda busy this year – running two businesses, raising two kids, being a doting wife (well, not really, but, sometimes), making healthful dinners for my family (other than the nights I pulled fish sticks from the [...]

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