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Why we need to practice self-care as Parents

This morning, my family gave me the gift of silence. My kids are still sleeping, and my husband is working for me so I can rest. It occurred to me how rare this is and how as moms we don't get silence and rest near enough. We are even expected to deal with it, embrace it, and treat it...
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How to Enjoy the Holidays with a Chronic Illness

The holidays make for some really awesome memories, but they also create a lot of stress as well. For someone with a chronic illness, this can cause extra fatigue, and if you are like me, you sometimes feel like a failure when you realize that you can't do ALL THE THINGS that you think you need to do with...
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Why having an Age Gap Between Kids is Hard

I would like to start off by saying that I love my kids all so very much and feel I am super lucky to be their mom. If I was to be given another child, I would love that kid to death too. We never intended to have a huge age gap between my younger two kids, but if...
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Remember…I am cute!

Today was one of those trying days. You know the kind...the kind where you wish you had a reset button, but there is none to be found...the kind where you wish you were a million miles away from the mess in front of you. Today was definitely that day.Miss Crankles is on a sleep strike...again. She will not nap....
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When it's not all Sunshine and Roses…

Parenting is hard work. It sometimes seems like a never-ending battle with babies who don’t sleep, toddler tantrums, food aversions, attitudes, and all that. However, it goes by so quickly
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