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tales from a working mom // on insecurities

July 31, 2013
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Motherhood is… strange. Even in the best shape of my life, I never thought I would be okay being so exposed. I mean that quite literally. If there’s one thing I’ve learned about being a mom, it means having to expose myself. A lot. During labor. During delivery. After delivery. In the hospital. At home. […]

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Tales From A Working Mom // it’s all temporary.

May 4, 2013
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Truth: I would love a good night of sleep. I would love to go to bed at a normal time and wake up at 7:30 am or even 8. Especially on the weekends. I would love to not have to wake up at 3am for a feeding and to pump. I would love to not […]

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tales from a working mom // life lately

April 18, 2013
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I’m amazed at how many months have passed since I went back to work. It feels like just yesterday that I dropped Ari off for the first time and headed back to my computer and meetings with adults! The Sitter // This woman is a godsend! Before I got pregnant, I thought “everything happens for a reason” […]

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Tales From A Working Mom // Perspective

April 4, 2013
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I’m kind of in shock that I’m pretty much a mom of a 6-month old. And ya know what? If the last [nearly] six months have given me anything, it’s perspective. I’m OK. I’ve come to terms with the labor and delivery; I’ve come to terms with the fact that my baby was extremely colicky […]

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Tales From A Working Mom // Bullshit, Supermom.

March 12, 2013
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It’s been a long time coming, but I finally came to the conclusion that the level perfection I’ve been shooting for just isn’t sustainable. I have one awesome day where I rock the gym, our house is super clean, dinner is ready on time, I make it to & from work without traffic, Ari has […]

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Tales From A Working Mom // Handling PPD

February 7, 2013
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Before you start reading, I need you to understand that it was really hard for me to publish this. It’s difficult to be so honest with myself and everyone else; but I think it’s important to try and break the stigma by opening up a dialogue about it. I need to make a big confession: […]

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Tales From A Working Mom // Why I Chose To Pump

January 24, 2013
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Northeast Ohio friends! — Make sure you enter my giveaway of 2 General Admission tickets to Red & White on Thursday Night! Before having Ari, I knew I wanted to breastfeed. I knew it was a) healthier than formula; and b) cheaper than formula. To me, it was a no brainer. It was apparent soon […]

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