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The Running Mom's Guilt

“Mommy, are you gonna eat dinner with us or are you going running tonight?” I get this question from my  daughter every single day. “Running,” I answer in barely a whisper, all too aware of what comes next. 420 more words

Mom Guilt

What is and what should never be

Summer is starting its descent. Camp is over, school is looming, and I’m done with work for the time being. Like on the “fourth day” after a church retreat, I am already feeling the let down, the melancholy, the impermanence of it all. 689 more words


Mom Guilt - I Will Do Better

My head is heavy on my pillow. I roll over in my bed, trying to turn my brain off. It is time to sleep for hopefully three hours until the baby wakes me for his midnight snack. 1,064 more words


Every minute is another chance.

I have days where I lose my patience with my daughter. Because she’s a toddler and because I am a human. If I’ve not slept well, or if I’m too hungry, or if I am stressed, overwhelmed, or say “no, no” too many times in a day my patience is even lower. 488 more words

Breastfeeding Week: To Each Her Own.

Did you guys know that this week is National Be Awesome At Breastfeeding Week, or something like that? Cause I didn’t.

Truth be told, I don’t care. 725 more words

Why I deleted my Facebook App

Keeping up with the Joneses sometimes gets to be a little too much. After becoming a mom, I find myself constantly comparing everything H and I are doing to what other moms are doing and more often than not I feel like I’m coming up short. 687 more words

First Time Mom

Not Quite Perfect

As smoothly as things have gone, relatively speaking, I don’t want to convey that things have been 100% perfect 100% of the time. They haven’t. There have been plenty of bumps in the road. 1,053 more words