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Breaking free from the golden handcuffs

Breaking Free from the Golden Handcuffs

We’d had several discussions before, but this one was different. This time he didn’t just listen, he heard me loud and clear. I came home from work that day not just angry, not just shedding a few tears, but literally sobbing, which quickly escalated to a bout of dry heaves and breathlessness. I couldn’t take […]

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The Odd Life of the Work-from-Home Mom

The Odd Life of the Work-from-Home Mom

Work-from-home moms are like red velvet cake. I’m serious. Stay with me here and I’ll get through it fast because this analogy breaks down quickly. Red velvet isn’t quite chocolate and it isn’t quite vanilla. It’s somewhere in between – mildly chocolate with hints of vanilla. Lots of people like it and it may even […]

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the working mom juggle

The Working Mom Juggle

It was an early Monday morning and my living room had just begun to fill with daylight. I had gotten up extra early to make sure everything on my to-do list was complete because I had an early flight to catch for my monthly business trip. My little girl, with her messy hair and her […]

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time out mom

Time Out, Mom!

I am part of several “mom” groups on facebook and the consistent theme I keep hearing is how exhausted everyone is. Between playgroups, toilet training, carpool, making breakfast, lunch, dinner, cleaning, nursing, keeping teenagers alive, volunteering, working…(do I really need to continue this list) we assume our exhaustion is normal. I mean, who wouldn’t feel […]

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Which mom are you

Which Mom Are You?

As I sit here at almost nine o’clock at night, putting my feet up for the first time today, I automatically focus on my throbbing calves, the utter sense of exhaustion and the impending question, “Am I a good mommy?” My mind begins to wonder… Ever since I have been blessed with the title of […]

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