Motherhood

Just Wondering, How Does Your Partner Show Up?

Andrew has found the biggest way to step up and help me feel half-human again during the day. And it’s just by doing this one thing: He wakes up in the morning with the baby and allows me to get an extra hour of sleep.

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An Incredible Essay on Parenting

I am more than late to the party on the unearthing (and savoring) of this essay, but if you’re a mom or dad, please take a few minutes to read one of the truest essays about parenthood ever written.

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Sonni TV: How I Deal With Mom Guilt

In retrospect–and with a 5, 3 and 1 year old under my belt as my experience, so I guess not all that much experience, but certainly plenty enough to have some perspective–I can say that the moments I experienced any level of mom guilt have all been wasted moments.

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Life Lately

Special shoutout to my kids for taking what started off as pink eye and mixin’ it all up with some good stuff so that when it finally landed on me, it’s some sort of viral punch bowl consisting of postnasal drip, raging cough, pounding headache and a weird back pain thingy. Oh, and bronchitis.

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The Sisterhood

Hey you. Yeah, you. The one who’s sitting, scrolling, exhausted, eyes heavy with exhaustion. Welcome to the sisterhood. Motherhood. We’re a wily bunch here.

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Life Lately

The snuggles. The growing-up-way-too-fast. The PJs until 11am. The messy family rooms and late bedtimes because they needed to hear “just one more book.”

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Here’s What I Wish Someone Told Me About Motherhood

Will both socks make it out of the dryer when I do laundry this time? Will the line at the Starbucks drive-thru be 8 or 18 cars deep? How many licks does it take to get to the Tootsie Roll center of a Tootsie Pop? Maybe less so that last one. But on this I think we can agree: plenty of surprises.

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