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Ode to October

Ode to October

The excitement at dusting off decades old decorations. The plethora of local festivals and fun-filled events. The promise of a wide-open pumpkin patch. The slimy feeling of pumpkin guts. The salty roastedness of pumpkin seeds. The daily dilemma to cave to my craving for pumpkin spice lattes. The thrill of busy soccer weekends. The friendly […]

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That Time I Cried in Target

That Time I Cried In Target

Before becoming a mother, I couldn’t quite understand why most women struggled with accepting their postpartum bodies. It baffled me the amounts of pressure placed on women to “snap back” after giving birth. My thoughts were, “You just carried around a watermelon for nine months. Who cares?” But now that I am a mother, I […]

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The Power of Procrastination

The Power of Procrastination

“You come from a long line of procrastinators,” my grandpa told me when I was young. I didn’t know what that word meant back then, and it might have taken me thirty years to fully comprehend and appreciate his insights, but I have embraced my destiny. I have become that mom who is always late. […]

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