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I don’t think any parent has ever said that taking care of an infant is easy. I joined the “parents club” in January of this year as a mom of twins, and over the past few months, my response...
Puzzles: Um, Not for Me! First of all, let me start by saying I have absolutely always sucked at puzzles. Spatial/Visual thinking is not my strong suit. Well, Quarantine is making me think I don't have a strong suit, but...
There's always a new "challenge" It's hard to browse social media these days and not be faced with a "challenge." Maybe it's a Tik-Tok dance, a Snapchat game, YouTube's bottle flip, a Facebook wine challenge, or even NOM's own weekly...
Making Career Decisions Around Life Seasons :: How to Reenter the Workforce I am 39 years old and several years "behind" in my career. I say this because had I worked straight through, in the trajectory I was on, I...
A few weeks ago, I was living my normal life. I dropped my baby off at daycare, headed to work and did my normal routine. I work for a local retail store, so some days are better than others....
To my dear, sweet baby, I have so very much I want to say to you in this moment. This crazy, unprecedented, historical moment that feels more like something out of a dystopian novel than real life. Since most of Mommy...
I've been working from home since November 2013, so I like to think I know a little bit about it. I know a lot of people work from home, it's not that unique, but I work for a fairly...
Disclosure: I am not in any way a medical professional. Please seek advice from a qualified medical professional if you have questions regarding COVID-19. Additionally, this is not an opening for a vaccine debate, please use your internet voice...
Thanksgiving Feast Day A few months ago it was Thanksgiving Feast day at my four-year-old's school. This day was a culmination of many weeks of learning about autumn. We were to create corn husk dolls, make butter and eat a...
Balance I've always had a very small chest (AA) and a large booty. For most of my adolescent and college life I wanted breast implants to balance out my body, to make my clothes fit better and for general aesthetic...
Journals and planners and schedules, oh my! Wait, what do I do with those? As I enter my first year as a mom, I now understand the true importance of time management, creating a schedule and overall having to plan...
Choosing to work with your spouse is a big decision, I mean, obviously. My husband John and I have been working together for the past five years. I often get the question (like really frequently to be honest)… “What’s...
Anything you can do I can do better... I’ve often wondered how better to multi-task … an extra set of hands? A robot version of myself? Or even better, a clone? Then I could prepare dinner while picking up my...
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by LCMC Health Urgent Care. Free Flu Shots :: Don't Let The Flu Take You Down When a Cold Isn't a Cold In late September I came down with what I thought was a cold. As a...