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Lessons from 10+ Years as a Work at Home Mom

“You’re not going to quit, are you?” My boss did not sugarcoat her words. If something was about to upset…

5 Inexpensive Ways to Enjoy Summer Break

Check out these cheap and cheerful summer activities everyone will love. Summer is here! And after a long, turbulent winter…

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The Child I Wasn’t Ready to Have

Eleven years ago today, I went into labor when my water broke three weeks early. I really had no business…

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Nike Coconut: The Hamster Calling My Bluff

In the summer of 2018, our home was blissfully pet free. With five children to look after, and two parents…

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2018: My Running Gap Year

On New Year’s Eve 2017, I was burnt out. Over the prior 13 months I had completed three half marathons,…

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A Goodbye to 3

Dear Teagan, On the evening of Nov. 3, 2014, I was having some pretty strong contractions. They were still 10…

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Learning to Expect the Unexpected – A Birthday Post for London

Happy 9th Birthday to you, London – the middle finger of our family, as you once mistakenly said, and it…

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Let Me Make You Breakfast

To my children, upon waking: Have a seat and tell me about your dreams last night. When we’re done with…

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To My Little Princess, From Your Feminist Mother

Dear Erinn – Our family diva, sweetheart, princess and future CEO – today, you turn six. From the time you…

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To My Daughter, on Her 10th Birthday

Dear Emilia – My water broke in a Winn-Dixie checkout line 10 years ago. I assumed that I had peed…

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