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Mom Blog: On Being a Good (and Bad) Mother

For the past several years, we have run this article on Being a Good (and Bad) Mother on our mommy blog for Mother’s Day. It is a good reminder of why we’re in this together and you are enough. Every year, mothers are celebrated on that one special May day (which is not to be […]

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A love letter to my mom: "I never understood"

Mom,⁣ ⁣ I never understood why you seemed grouchy on some days 𝘶𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘭 𝘐 𝘣𝘦𝘤𝘢𝘮𝘦 𝘢 𝘮𝘰𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘳 and realized how bone-tired you were and underappreciated you felt.⁣ ⁣ I never understood why it took so long for you to get ready 𝘶𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘭 𝘐 𝘣𝘦𝘤𝘢𝘮𝘦 𝘢 𝘮𝘰𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘳 and realized you were too busy doing everything to […]

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Mom judging: We're ALL in this together

Breastfed or Formula-fed,⁣  ⁣ sleep training or co-sleeping,⁣ potty trained at two or potty trained at four, ⁣ Stay At Home Mom or Working Mom,⁣ ⁣ iPad or no iPad,⁣ ⁣ epidural or natural birth,⁣ ⁣ c-section or vaginal delivery,⁣ ⁣ made-from-scratch-organic everything or non-organic and order in at times,⁣ ⁣ crawled at six months […]

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New moms: hold the mother, not just the baby

Hold the mother, not the baby.⁣   Because the baby’s being taken care of—⁣ fed, snuggled, and given all the love in the world—⁣ by not only the mother,⁣ but her partner, grandparents, siblings, cousins, and friends.⁣ ⁣ But the mother,⁣ may have gaps in her mind from lack of sleep,⁣ may be mechanical in […]

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A Tribute to all the "Invisible Mothers" in our Lives

➖Original author: Nicole Johnson It all began to make sense, the blank stares, the lack of response, the way one of the kids will walk into the room while I’m on the phone and ask to be taken to the store. Inside I’m thinking, ‘Can’t you see I’m on the phone?’ Obviously not; no one […]

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