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“You don’t want to throw your career away!”

"You don't want to throw your career away!" Hearing that got me really fired up. And determined to fight for your right do what is best for you and your family. #workingmom #sahm #career

“You don’t want to throw your career away!” Excuse me? Back. Up. Right now. My blood started to boil as I sat across from a woman I didn’t know very well. I had mentioned that my oldest child would be Read more…


I’ll Fly With You

Every day I’m finding there is one more thing my kids can do, and want to do, without me. They will scramble up the stairs and tunnels at the indoor playground without needing a boost. Or play quietly together without Read more…


Raising a Child With Strong Faith When You’re Not So Sure

Raising a child with strong faith when you're not so sure.

Raising a child with strong faith when you’re not so sure – new post on Scary Mommy I was making dinner one night when my three year old came up to me with a stack of papers in his hands. Read more…


Giving Up the Glider: When It’s More Than Selling a Chair, It’s Learning to Let Go

When it’s more than selling a chair, it’s learning to let go When we moved the kids from bucket car seats into their convertible car seats I didn’t get nostalgic. Those bucket car seats are heavy, and my babies were Read more…


Hey Mom. Say Cheese.

Mom Say Cheese

Moms are usually behind the camera. They are the ones capturing memories for photo albums, making sure the kids have documentation of the time they were thrilled to see that Santa could indeed make a yellow unicorn. Documenting first days Read more…


So Spontaneous Lactation is a Thing…

Spontaneous Lactation - being a woman is weird...

SPONTANEOUS LACTATION, BECAUSE SURE, THAT’S FAIR Ready for some serious TMI? I sprung a leak on Christmas Eve. Two twin leaks actually. As in my body was fully prepared to feed a baby that I DID NOT HAVE. I share Read more…


Sometimes I Feel Like a Bad Mom

Sometimes I feel like a bad mom

Sometimes I feel like a bad mom. When my daughter comes home from daycare and her hair has been redone into a perfect ponytail that looks about 100 times better than the ponytail I sent her off with in the Read more…


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