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I knew it would happen eventually. And quite honestly, we’re lucky we made it this far without a fever. We are in the trenches over here – gooey eyes, snotty nose, dripping drool, hacking cough, and the icing on the cake – baby’s first fever. Poor little guy – his eyes have been so sad […]
Today I did something I haven’t done in absolute ages. Want to know how I spent a few glorious hours this afternoon? I left the house and did something fun, by myself. Not with friends, not with any of my children, and not with my husband. Seriously, by myself, on my own. A few weeks […]
This past Thursday, I picked up my big girls from school and promptly headed downtown to the dentist for their semi-annual checkup and cleaning. In the middle of the afternoon nap time for Gage and Paul, taking all four kids, three of which have appointments, isn’t exactly my idea of a good time. Over the […]
A major source of anxiety for me is that I always feel like I’m wasting time doing one thing, when I should be doing something else. And I go to bed every night, feeling defeated because the day wasn’t as productive as it should have been. My body tells me I’m exhausted, but my irrational […]
A funny thing happens when you become a mom. Almost immediately, everything becomes about “them” and not you anymore. Your life revolves around providing a safe and stable environment for your family. You stop putting yourself first, and instead either consciously or subconsciously put yourself dead last in the race. Or at least that’s what […]
About three months after giving birth to my third child, I knew something deep within my soul wasn’t “right.” The warning signs were written all over the wall, and it was obvious to almost everybody but myself that I needed help. At the time, my OB prescribed me an antidepressant. I was on that antidepressant […]
I felt a tickle on my shoulder while sitting by the pool. I swatted at it thinking it was a bug and found a hair in my fingers. No big deal. Just a hair. Right? Then I refastened my ponytail and came away with more hairs. Lots more hairs. It has begun. Post-partum hair loss. […]