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Get Fresh for Spring

Get Fresh for Spring

Spring Break, not for naught, is typically seen as the time when college kids disconnect their brains while us grown-ups get stuck doing terribly unglamorous things like cleaning closets and washing the walls. And Bombshells with younger kids are fac ...
Impossible? More Like… Normal.

Impossible? More Like… Normal.

More often than not, we view situations as “impossible,” despite having not experienced them personally. I am not sure how I would handle being unemployed, disabled, or the parent of a chronically ill child- just to name a few. But there ...
It’s all about perspective

It’s all about perspective

Do you ever feel like all you do is complain about how hard it is to be a mom? I know sometimes I will catch myself for a third or fourth day in a row thinking to myself at dinner time “Is he going to cry like this every time I put him in his h ...
New Year’s Resolutions (stressed mom-of-three style)

New Year’s Resolutions (stressed mom-of-three style)

As a busy, working mom of three, I gave up on “perfection” ages ago. After dropping party favor bags on beautifully frosted birthday cakes and showing up at work with teething cookie handprints on my butt, I just realized, at some point, ...
Stretch Mark Survival Kit

Stretch Mark Survival Kit

Some women call stretch marks “badges of honor.” But when I first noticed bright reddish purple streaks on my hips towards the end of my first pregnancy, I can’t say I felt particularly honored. A healthy baby is enough commemorati ...
Moms: Cover that up!

Moms: Cover that up!

Of all the things that irk me as a mom, this one topic rises pretty close to the top. I understand the urge to take thousands of pictures of your children — eating, sleeping, smiling, walking, even bathing. But can someone — any rational ...
Clean Enough for Baby

Clean Enough for Baby

Cleaning products that describe themselves as “gentle enough for baby” may sound wonderful when you’re pregnant or have a fragile newborn in your arms, but here’s an old-timer mom prediction for you: After suffering through y ...