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Back in my groove. I hope.

Posted by on Sep 11, 2012 in back in my groove, birthday planning, family stress, grasping at the positives, kid birthday party, second birthday planning, stressful week, toddler second birthday | 0 comments

After what can only be described as a rough few weeks, I think things are calming down. And by “calming down,” I mean “still-really-super-hectic-and-emotional-but-grasping-at-the-positive.” I’m in the throes of Second Birthday Planning. (As an aside: I just realized that my kid turns two in a matter of days. Dude is getting all grown up. SniffTear.)...

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Trading stress for happy.

Posted by on Aug 30, 2012 in motherhood is stressful, stressful week, toddler stress, toddler tantrums | 0 comments

You know those weeks when you are so stressed, you don’t know whether you’re coming or going? That you’re so overwhelmed, you feel dizzy? That if just one more thing comes up, you might actually scream out loud? Yeah, I’m having one of those weeks. So is Ryan. He might actually have it rougher than me, though, because FOUR terrible...

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