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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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No Naps When Mommy’s Home!

My daughter has two schedules – the weekday schedule and the weekend schedule. During the week, her grandpap watches her, and she typically takes two naps a day. On weekends, she’s up from fairly early in the morning until 11 pm or so! My husband and I don’t intentionally disrupt her standard weekday schedule, but our […]

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How Scheduling Sex Saved My Marriage

It’s not difficult to find article after article on the internet about how over-scheduling our lives causes stress, anxiety, fatigue, and the need for cheese and more wine. So it might come as a surprise if I told you that I attribute “scheduling” with helping my marriage through a tough time. I’m not talking about […]

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Nap Trap

The Nap Trap

Before the arrival of my daughter, I imagined myself as being the type of parent who would still get out of the house and do what I want, when I want, because my child would learn to adapt to my lifestyle.  While I certainly knew my life would change with a child, I assumed that […]

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