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TO MY CHILDREN, I'M NOT SORRY I WORK

TO MY CHILDREN, I’M NOT SORRY I WORK

Originally published September 2, 2015

I wish I didn’t have to work – but that has never been and will never be an option for us, financially, and we knew that going into marriage, into parenthood. 454 more words

PARENTAL IDENTIFIER: CORRECTLY IDENTIFY YOURSELF FOR ONLINE CONVERSATIONS

PARENTAL IDENTIFIER: CORRECTLY IDENTIFY YOURSELF FOR ONLINE CONVERSATIONS

Originally published August 26, 2015

It has become clear to me that until everyone has a label that is acknowledged and universally applied, those who participate in mommy wars will be unable to develop a clear idea of whose life situation is the hardest. 1,535 more words

The last can of formula (and some emotional purging).

I’m really good at sharing cute pictures of my daughter and laughing as I look back at tough times. I can write about the hardest days and eloquently embrace the lesson or the good parts. 1,068 more words

Parenthood

Some of the Best Advice for a New Mom

by Melissa Matters


I became a mother for the first time, just a few days before Mother’s Day.  It has been almost three and a half years since I’ve had a newborn.   409 more words

On Parenting Toddlers & Young Kids

Finding a thick skin

When I first started writing my blog, the only people reading it were my close friends and family. As I gained traction in writing, I also slowly gained followers – more friends, friends of friends and absolute strangers. 699 more words

Finding...

The Mommy Wars...

Breastfeeding vs. Formula feeding

Cloth diaper vs. Disposable diaper

Stay-at-home Mom vs. Working Mom

Co-sleeping vs. Crib

And the list goes on and on and on and on… 1,515 more words

Mommy Thing

I'm a Deserter in the Mommy Wars

I had a mild mom-shaming incident recently regarding a food choice for my kids.  Not a blunt insult or inquiry, but one of those passive-agressive Southern lady situations that you respond to with a forced smile while inside your head is a string of words that would make your sweet grandmother clutch her pearls. 700 more words

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