Fur Babies: Here’s to the one that tried my patience first.

6 years ago, I became a parent for the first time. Not in the traditional sense, I wasn’t pregnant or anything like that, but I did become responsible for a little baby, albeit one with fur. Many people wouldn’t consider getting a dog as an initiation into parenthood, but when you’re cleaning piss and shit, potty training, […]

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Home Remedies for the Baby Cold

When you have a toddler, I don’t think that anything is worse than flu season. The first winter that my kid was in daycare I think he honestly spent more time at home than he did in school. This meant that I had to work from home a lot – I’m very fortunate in the […]

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Parenting Our Parents

Our parents and grandparents are the authority figures when we’re young. They are the people we look up to, the ones we seek out for guidance. In my eyes as a child my parents were indestructible – they were never wrong (mostly because they would never ever admit to being wrong), they always knew best, […]

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How I Became An IDGAF Parent

When I first became a mom there was an entire list of things I knew I had to do for my baby, and an entire list of things I swore I would never do as a parent. As a mom I daily work on the ever growing list of ‘have to do’. As a mom, […]

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Postpartum Me – A Story of Recovery

My pregnancy wasn’t a particularly difficult one, not by any means. Sure, I had intense nausea for the first 5 months or so, the first three of which I couldn’t even get out of bed for, but Diclectin helped with that for the most part. I wasn’t one of those insanely fit pregnant ladies either. […]

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