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SEVENTEEN & PREGNANT: A Letter to My 17-Year-Old Self

Dear 17-year-old Brittney, As your friends prepare for graduation parties and their first days of college, you will be holding your swollen belly, feeling your baby girl kick and contemplating if you have what it takes to be a mom. You will feel uncomfortable in the final weeks before graduation because you can hear the […]

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Sleep, Relax, Delegate, Forget: Preparing for Vacation WITH Kids

Any of you mamas out there headed for vacation sometime this summer? Any brave souls traveling with wee ones? (If you’re planning a vacation WITHOUT kids, well, we don’t blame you. Take some of this fabulous advice.) I, however, leave for vacation in a matter of days, kid in tow. The mile long to-do lists […]

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Your Pediatrician Isn’t Your Parenting Expert

Everyone hates unsolicited parenting advice, and it seems as if there’s been an upsurge of it coming from a very confusing source.  It’s not Facebook. It’s not a parenting magazine. It’s from your pediatrician. Scroll through your local mom’s group, breastfeeding group, play date group, etc. and you’ll likely see something moms are questioning related […]

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The Comparison Trap

Their kids are so well behaved… Her husband is so thoughtful ALL THE TIME… Is their house ever dirty?! She is always so happy and positive… Their grass is always greener… We’ve all fallen victim to the comparison trap. Our mind slips into the poisonous thoughts that compare our lives to others and our joy […]

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