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What Moms Really Mean When They Use Emojis

Since becoming a mom, I’ve found myself having less and less phone conversations.  Texting has become my default form of communication.  Because, It’s kind of hard to hold an actual conversation with a three-year-old screaming “poop!” repeatedly in the background. 422 more words

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I'm THAT mom. And I'm not ashamed.

I put my career on hold the day I became a mama.  I pin recipes and crafts to my Pinterest boards and actually make them.  I make homemade baby food.   487 more words

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When It Takes a Long Time (Like, 7 Months) to Start Enjoying Your Baby

It takes me a long time to adjust to change—an embarrassingly long time. Motherhood, and taking care of a baby day in and day out, has been no exception. 938 more words

From Joy's Journal

Let's Talk About Peanut Allergies

I recently saw a Facebook friend post a meme that said “If my child can’t bring peanut butter to school, your’s shouldn’t be allowed to bring preventable diseases.”  Now, I am not someone to get worked up about a silly Facebook post.   455 more words

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The Clean House: It's All or Nothing

I have a problem.  I don’t know how to keep a clean house and be a mother.  I don’t know how to just “straighten up.”  Really, I don’t. 266 more words

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Spending over 8 years TTC you get to think a lot about what you want to do as a parent. In the beginning of our journey Husband was in the military and so I would have been a SAHM. 332 more words

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Help, I'm balding! And other post-baby truths

Once upon a time I had a thick, beautiful head of hair, gorgeous nails, and baby-smooth skin without a blemish in sight.  Yeah, that was just last week.   295 more words

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