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Home for the Holidays

There’s No Place Like NOT Home for the Holidays

The holidays are simply bursting with magic and fun: cookies, gifts, Zoo Lights , kids’ letters to Santa (my 6-year-old just wrote “I hope you give me a present with a puppy in one of them” to the Big Guy. Sorry, kid, not happening...). This time of year is also full of stress, unfortunately, especially for us [...]
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partner

A Partner’s Role in Postpartum Recovery

During pregnancy, everything shouted “Postpartum Depression.” If I picked up a flier or attended a group for new mothers, Postpartum Depression was discussed. It was important to my partner and I that we work together to minimize the risk of facing this scary condition. While pregnant, my partner and I attended new parent group meetings […]

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therapy

A Mom’s Guide to Finding a Counselor

Have you made the decision to get therapy, but not really sure where to start? With so many options out there, how do you go about finding a counselor? To make this process simpler and less stressful, I’ve compiled some answers to common questions you may have about the process of finding counseling. What kind […]

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financial responsibility

How to Teach Your Children Financial Responsibility

It’s hard to know where to start when teaching children financial responsibility. Luckily, teaching positive messages about money doesn’t take much. You can teach your children emotion-neutral language for money, to use money as a tool, curb spending, save for goals, shop, look for sales, and stick to a budget. All it takes are a few […]

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SAHM of twins

4 Truths of Being a SAHM of Twins

Everyone has their assumptions about stay-at-home-moms. They spend all of their time inside of Target, get to stroll through parks whenever they want, and have all the time in the world to keep the house clean. Maybe that is true for some stay-at-home-moms, but let me be the first to tell you that being a […]

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