Category Archives: Feel good

First Time Mama Trauma

No matter what your circumstances, there is no way to be completely prepared for how a new baby will change your life & lifestyle if you are a first time parent. I remember as John & I were anticipating the … Continue reading

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The Unplanned, Unmarried Pregnancy.

I’m taking it back to 2009. I was 24 and “doing it all.” I had a great job, with great benefits. I was cheerleading for a local sports team and partying with the best of them. John and I had … Continue reading

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How do I teach my children about God?

Many people are going to find issue with what I am about to talk about.  Throughout the world, religious beliefs spark debate and disagreements cause violence.  I’m don’t want to prove that I’m right or that anyone else is wrong.  I really don’t … Continue reading

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Hey Mom! What’s lurking in your purse?

I’m going to preface this with a confession – even before I had kids, my purse was a mess.  I always have liked big tote type purses where stuff somehow just gets lost and accumulates at the bottom.  However, before … Continue reading

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I am Paranoid and I Like It.

I watched way too many episodes of Private Practice this evening. I saw a child lose his mother, a daughter stabbed by her sister and a baby in utero with no brain… Among other things. Then, before brushing my teeth, … Continue reading

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How My Geek Skills Help Me Parent

Beware: Nerd Alert. I majored in Computer Engineering and work as a Software Engineer in Test. Making my living writing code and “breaking” software has shaped my thinking, both at work and at home. As a parent, dealing with my … Continue reading

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How becoming a Mom has made me better…

I recently attended a work recruiting trip at my undergrad alma mater. There is nothing like a blast from the past to remind you of where you are now and how you got there. Though I was a fairly decent … Continue reading

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