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Confessions of a Chronically Sick Mom-Good Mom Wife

Confessions of a Chronically Sick Mom: Being a Good Enough Mom & Wife

The following situations are based on my experiences. Please contact your doctor for any medical advice regarding your personal circumstance. Let me start out by saying that being “good enough” is falling way short in my perfectionist world. I am completely capable of creating a safe and loving environment for my family, even on my […]

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Sunscreen Sanity Savers

Sunscreen. The most used AZ summer product and for me the most frustrating one. The bottles end up super greasy and leak all over my bag. They’re also bulky. And I have the hardest time applying it on my kids! First there are protests. Then I wear them down, but getting them to stay still is […]

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Confessions of a Chronically Sick Mom: The Background

The following situations are based on my experiences. Please contact your doctor for any medical advice regarding your personal circumstance. I didn’t start out as a chronically sick person. For over a decade, I’ve known something was wrong. However, the weight of the lifelong nature of being chronically sick didn’t sink in until recently. Medical […]

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Creating your Sacred Space after Giving Birth

Most of us love the attention we receive when our new baby arrives and the overwhelming support our family and friends give. Although most of the the people closest to us often mean well, sometimes that same attention we love can feel overwhelmingly stressful and sometimes intruding. I mean, how can you blame them? They’re […]

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Burn Total Body Conditioning: Torture Device or Killer Workout?

SMB has partnered with BURN Total Body Conditioning for this post. All opinions expressed are my own. I have to admit: when I initially walked in, I was intimidated. Not because Rebecca, the owner of BURN Total Body Conditioning, made me feel anything other than welcome and capable. I flew solo to the class already […]

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