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On Being a Girl Mom

I never imagined myself being a mom to a little girl, let alone two. Even though I grew up with an older sister, I always envisioned myself being a mom to boys. Not because I wanted a boy more, but because I was uncertain (and let’s be honest, a little terrified) of navigating the waters […]

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Do you have a good baby? Des Moines Moms Blog

Do you have a good baby?

There is nothing sweeter than snuggling a newborn baby. I recently became momma to my second baby girl, and I couldn’t be more in love. She loves her binky, her big sister, and of course, lots of snuggles with Mommy and Daddy. Both of our girls are precious and perfect. As a mom, the question […]

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When Parenting Feels Lonely | Des Moines Moms Blog

When Parenting Feels Lonely

I have a wonderful, hardworking husband. A sweet, caring, and beautiful little toddler girl. A baby on the way. Kindhearted, generous friends. Supportive and friendly co-workers. And yet. It can be so easy to feel alone sometimes. I can’t use the restroom without my daughter tagging along, and I have very little time to myself […]

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