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Loving Your Kids Well With The 5 Love Languages

It’s the month of celebrating love and I LOVE, LOVE. I LOVE IT! As a kid, I vividly remember making Valentine boxes (shout out to my mom’s patience and creativity), practicing random acts of kindness in school, crafting Valentine projects, and sharing treats with classmates. In my adult life, all things hearts, pink, and Valentine […]

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Mom Confession: My Conflicted Relationship with Being Needed

I got into the mommy business knowingly not knowing anything. So when we had two kids of our own, the surprises were beyond measure — some heart-warming, some challenging, all unforgettable. But what still catches me off-guard repeatedly, even after almost five years of parenting, is the all-encompassing need. Need for Mom. Need for me. […]

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Support and Encourage New Moms

5 Easy Ways to Support New Moms

I think we can all agree on one thing: being a new mom is HARD. It’s tough. It’s exhausting. It’s stressful. It’s a journey. A beautiful journey, but a strenuous one. I think we can all agree on something else: a support system is necessary. I’m a huge advocate of supporting moms, especially brand-new moms.  […]

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