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Parenting through anxiety

In December of 2013 I lost my job while 31 weeks pregnant. Being that pregnant, finding a job wasn’t a priority or a possibility. So I served out the rest of my pregnancy at home. Then, as previously documented, I … Continue reading

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Toddler Year 2: Happy Birthday Madeline

Today my daughter is 2. Two! Oh it’s so painfully cliche to say that the time has flown by and I can’t believe it. BUT I CAN’T! I REALLY CAN’T! So much has changed in the last year. When she … Continue reading

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My Toddler’s Secret Life

I know that in every child’s life, there comes a time when they start keeping secrets from their parents. I just figured that time would come closer to when they are 18 YEARS old, not 18 MONTHS old. My 18 … Continue reading

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New learn-as-you-go career opportunity. Job title: mom

I’ve had a few jobs. Some were great. More were not. One thing they all had in common? Prior to getting the job I had to pass an interview where my previous experience and skills were assessed. Hear that? They … Continue reading

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It’s just a phase: The asshole phase

So because we went through 10 years of fertility treatments, and REALLY REALLY REALLY wanted to have a baby, I think people expected me to be all grateful and never complain. To always act like everything was rainbows and fucking … Continue reading

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To my younger self…

Timehop is a fun little app that shows you what you posted on your connected social media accounts on that particular day a year ago, two years ago, etc. It’s cute and it’s fun to see something, like pictures, from … Continue reading

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The Secret Society of Mothers

I recently reconnected with an old friend. She and I used to work together years ago and eventually lost touch. Then, she saw me comment on a mutual friend’s Facebook post, and reached out. ¬†She just recently had a baby … Continue reading

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Dementia, Depression and Dear Mom

Maybe I should have saved this post for my mom’s birthday or mother’s day, but it seems appropriate now. Thanks to a wonderful app called Timehop, I get a daily alert of what I posted via social media on any … Continue reading

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From infant to toddler

I swear it happened in the blink of an eye. Never before has a year gone so quickly. A year ago today I thought the expression “my heart walking around outside my body” was just a silly cliche saying. I … Continue reading

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,200 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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