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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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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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Big Dreams to Make Mom Life Easier

“And when you want something, all the Universe conspires in helping you achieve it.” -Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist   Mom life is hard. I think we can all agree on that. I mean, it’s wonderful and precious and probably not one of us would give it up for all the magical naps in the world (well… J/K, we […]

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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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The Business of Being Overwhelmed

Not even 24 hours after being back from a family vacation and I already felt the feeling of overwhelmed. It was like a weight pressing on my shoulders, each unfinished task adding an extra pound. I know I’m not alone when I say that the mess, the to-do lists, and the constant pressure to be […]

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Surviving a Layoff

You’ve heard the saying, “What comes up must come down.” That pretty much summed up our situation. Everything WAS wonderful. Smooth sailing. Cloud 9. Picture perfect. Then the ball dropped. The company my husband worked for got a new CEO and they slashed positions. We were in the line of fire. Company wide layoffs. My first […]

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