Momming

Is it just me or is parenthood basically a bunch of adults doing and thinking about a bunch of shit they never, in a million years, imagined they would ever do? Don’t lie. I know it’s not just me. I mean, have you ever had one of those moments where you find yourself doing something […]

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Michaela is Mom to Lily (11), Collin (8) and Myra (10 mo) and she’s also a full-time teacher, but not in the sense you’re probably envisioning. Michaela does something I could never do but have admittedly been thinking more and more about in the midst of all of this year’s school shootings, she homeschools! When […]

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I need to tell you about the batpocolypse that happened in our home the other night. It was the boys’ first experience with a bat in close quarters (whereas it was, like, my 5th) and it told me a lot about my survival style – AKA every man for himself – AKA Abbott’s scarred for […]

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When we had our boys, my husband and I weren’t married, we had no plans of getting married and I had ZERO desire to ever change my name. To be honest, I have never – at any stage in my life – looked ahead and envisioned myself ever changing my name. It just wasn’t something, […]

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After Bot was born, Matty went through this phase I politely referred to as the Attention Bug. That day, I found the perfect t-shirt that summed up his entire life status at the time: Turns out, over a year later, there is still no one I know who is more fitting for this t-shirt than […]

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I have a comondrum (that’s obviously what a conundrum on a Monday is called). Every now and then my kids will walk into a room where I am or they’ll pop up next to me on the couch or resurface from the far corners of Target with their dad and I’ll say, “Hey, girl!” It’s […]

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Liz is a mom to three beautiful kids – Isabell, 12; Will, 8; and Nate, 6 – and as if that’s not enough to keep someone busy, she’s also an up and coming entrepreneur. For the last four years, Liz has been running and growing Fit Mama and Fit Kids, a health and fitness business focused […]

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You guys, is being a middle-aged mom weird or is it just me? I’m being completely serious. I’m somewhere between coming to terms with my constantly unhappy body (aka age) and my terrible sleep “patterns” (aka parenthood) and wishing I could just have one more moment to relish in the freedom that is (was) being […]

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I am basically paralyzed by the thoughts of preparing for the future. Not necessarily my future – because, well, let’s get real – but my kids’ future. The running list of questions and considerations I have created is beyond manageable. In fact, it’s fucking absurd. But every item on the list feels completely necessary and […]

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Every now and then we all wake up to a devastatingly dark day, usually marked by the unexpected loss of someone gone too soon. They’re the days you hug the ones close to you a little bit tighter and hang on a little bit longer while your mind unravels to confusing places. One minute you’re […]

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