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Parenting: Chaos Plus Chaos ≠ Calm

Parenting is the hardest thing I have ever had to do.  I make mistakes all the time.  A few weeks ago, as a treat and because my mother-in-law is the biggest animal lover I have ever met, we all went to the Wild Animal Sanctuary.  557 more words


Be a Unicorn Mom.

Too many times moms are in a position where they feel guilt, judgement and failure. Sadly, most times these feelings are given to us by the ones who should be lifting us up instead of pushing us down; …

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Dear Mom Guilt

Dear Mom Guilt-

You can no longer have me.

You and your tentacles of shame, doubt, fear, negativity, judgment and loathing have been wrapped around me for the last time. 316 more words

In Myself


Mom Guilt

Hubby & I always discussed how many kids we would have. We grew up in big families with lots of siblings/cousins and therefore understand how important it is to have that form of companionship in life. 602 more words


I Want My Life Back

Before I even begin this post, let’s just make this one thing clear: I love my daughter and I love being a mom, but sometimes I’ve had my fill of motherhood for the day and today was one of those days. 1,304 more words


What have I done?

Is it just me, or when things are going smoothly, do you take on a lot more and say yes a lot more?

And then, when it stops going so smoothly, you ask, “What the $@%& have I done?!” 831 more words

Mom guilt: stop the cycle

This isn’t a new topic. We’ve all read articles, watched funny Youtube videos, shared stories. And for about five minutes we feel that sigh of relief that we aren’t alone, that we aren’t “bad moms.” I’ve thought about this a lot actually and when my mom sent me a video last night about it, I knew I wanted to finally write out my perspective. 626 more words