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Farewell, Dear Breast Pump

I wrote this “letter” to my breast pump the week after I officially retired from pumping last summer. It’s been a while since then, but I recently revisited the draft and wondered if others felt the same way about this crazy lil’ machine… Dear BP, Ours is a complicated relationship. I am so grateful for […]

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What Self-Care Means to Me

They pop up in my email box each week; “indulge in the latest treat from __________”; articles on my Facebook page, “you deserve it, take a break from your life”; and Instagram posts with blocks of words “self-care is____________” Self-care is everywhere these days, and I’m glad for that. I spent too many years of […]

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Sorry Mom, But You Are Not Enough

You are NOT Enough. There are days this phrase reverberates through my mind like an air hockey puck, hitting all sides of my brain, as I chase it down to stop the lies. We’re the first to judge ourselves over a messy laundry room, a disastrous kitchen. The first to speak negative thoughts to condemn, […]

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