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starting a business

How to Start a Business as a Mom

Do you have a business idea that you want to start now that your baby is here? Perhaps you view your new business venture as a way to stay at home or to add more freedom or flexibility to your life when compared to return to a regular nine-to-five job. Perhaps you have always longed […]

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moms can't get sick

Mamas Don’t Get Sick Days?

Mama’s sick. Now what? Admittedly, the first thought I had was, Maybe I’m not too sick to go to my son’s class, go to work, clean the house. . . and do all the other things we do to keep life running smoothly. Then, I remembered a post on Facebook I saw, “Mom Who Was Caring […]

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how to make mom friends

This Is How You Make Mom Friends and Find Your Tribe

Becoming a mother is a deeply emotional journey and the learning curve is steep and rapid. I was not unprepared. I took every class I could find postpartum and still found myself googling a thousand different oddities that I could not innately come up with solutions for once my babe was born. There are also […]

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keeping the kitchen clean

Everyone’s Happier When the Kitchen’s Clean

When my baby was first born I got into the habit of letting dishes wait while I soaked in those first magical months with my little man. After that, things got a bit busy with breastfeeding, caring for the baby, and heading around town to baby play dates. The trend in the house was to […]

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loneliness of motherhood

Did Motherhood Bring on an Identity Crisis? It’s Normal!

The moment my son arrived it hit me. Suddenly I was immediately on-call, all-the-time breastfeeding, changing diapers, and comforting my little bundle of joy. I didn’t realize that my new “boss” would trigger an identity crisis that would change the path of my life and career forever. I became so much more aware of my […]

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