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Why I’m no longer breastfeeding my son (and am totally okay with it)

When I went to my son’s six month checkup, I had a feeling the pediatrician would tell me he was a little underweight. I mean, I’m not blind. I could see that he wasn’t gaining as quickly as he should. My husband would whisper, “I think he’s hungry”, especially during a late night scream session.… Continue reading Why I’m no longer breastfeeding my son (and am totally okay with it)

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Why I’m failing at motherhood (and what I’m going to do about it)

In the spirit of honesty, I was going to write a different post today. But then last week happened. And I knew I needed to share the issues I’m facing. So here goes. I feel like a failure. I’m completely in over my head. I’m struggling to keep all my rotating plates in the air… Continue reading Why I’m failing at motherhood (and what I’m going to do about it)

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6 Things No One Tells You About the First Night Home With Your Baby

When people find out you’re having a baby, they love to give you advice. 5% of it is helpful and 95% is completely ridiculous. Nonetheless, the advice keeps pouring in and even though you try to ignore it, it still leaves you wondering, Are they right about that?  For me, it was the first night home… Continue reading 6 Things No One Tells You About the First Night Home With Your Baby

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7 Things I’ve Learned About Breastfeeding

I knew breastfeeding wouldn’t be easy. It’s not like I imagined I would be lounging on a couch with my feet propped up and my baby chomping away while I sipped on champagne. I knew it would be hard work. I just didn’t realize how hard. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, my son was… Continue reading 7 Things I’ve Learned About Breastfeeding

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7 Ways to Return to Work Without Losing Your Mind

Well, it’s here. The day you’ve been dreading for months (or weeks, depending on your maternity leave). Time to slip on a blouse and skirt, strap on those heels and pretend you care about your appearance. Time to return to work. Two weeks before returning to work, I had about three different meltdowns. One of… Continue reading 7 Ways to Return to Work Without Losing Your Mind