Surviving Depression and Finding Inner Peace As a Mom

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Inspired by this quote from Mary Oliver:  “What are you going to do with your precious life?” Mom life is not for the faint of heart and yet some of us are crazy enough to go through the pregnancy process more than once. I thought that having children would fill a void in my life. Don’t get me wrong, I … Read More

Motherhood & loneliness – Part 2

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Motherhood is a series of bumpy roads. Whether you’re a mom of 1 or a mom of 5, we can all relate to feeling alone in a crazy blur. It may not seem like there is much rhyme or reason to what’s going on. We make all sorts of plans for the day when we g-d well know that things … Read More

Seasons of Motherhood

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I never thought there could be such a thing, but it’s true. Seasons of Motherhood do indeed exist and I wonder which one you are currently in. What are the seasons you may ask? I define them as: Spring – You’re amazed at how much the kids have grown. You’re excited about everything and are ready to hit the ground … Read More

Mom Brain Moments – Yes, It’s a REAL thing!

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THURSDAY – I was awake till a little over 1AM this morning working on this blog post and I did another “Mom Brain” thing by not saving the draft! OoooMG!!!!! I’m mortified. Flash back… MONDAY – I excitedly got ready for TKB. Tim came home early enough for me to go to the 5:30 class. By the time I got … Read More

Do you let your kid cry it out?

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When you have 3 little ones,  there are often times when you’re dealing with a tantrum or two. Sometimes when one child is done crying, another one starts up for no apparent reason. I become angry mom when I fall victim to constant crying and whining on the daily. It’s my vice, my kryptonite and I have a lot of … Read More

The loneliest years – Part 1

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This is a post about feeling empty. I can’t complain too much about my life because I live in Orange County, do not have to work a stressful 9-5 job (although some may argue that being a stay-at-home is work), and can afford to raise my kids 15 minutes away from the beach (thanks to my hard working husband). Things … Read More