“Woah, Slow Down, Mama! That’s Too Much Stuff!”

Today was the hardest day I’ve experienced in motherhood, one that ended with me in tears as I sobbingly proclaimed to my husband that I must be the world’s worst mother. It was his first day back to work following the holiday break, and I had made all these grand plans of how I’d handle

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Preparing for Baby: A Montessori-Inspired Gift Registry

Preparing for the arrival of a second child is a lot less stressful than the first since you’ve already begun to realize what things work best for your family and what may be incompatible with either your lifestyle or parenting philosophy. You most likely already have the basic necessities needed for the arrival of another

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On Taking Risks & Overcoming Perfection

I play it safe. I rarely take risks. I suffer from a paralyzing fear of failure. I am trying to change. I have to change. Why? Because I hope to ensure my daughter does not suffer from the same complex. Instead, I want her to take risks, accept challenges, learn by failing, embrace her imperfections,

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