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January 18, 2021

I found myself holding back those happy-sappy mommy tears as we swayed in the living room. Feeling his little swaddled body nestled against my chest. Thinking about how 5 short weeks ago he wasn’t here. And how unimaginable that already seems.

Life as a Family of Six

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August 7, 2020

Postpartum mental health (aka: perinatal mental health). It’s one of those things you don’t really think about until you get there. And then when you do, you find yourself with a handful of questions.

14 Perinatal Mental Health Questions Answered

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Kelly's Place

February 21, 2020

Some of my mom friends and I have been talking. And we’ve noticed some trends in the land of Social Media. Something tells me you have, too. The Inspiration Mom was first to land on our screens. We welcomed her with open arms…

The Middle Mom: Where Inspiration meets Hot-Mess

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February 9, 2020

“What’s going on? It feels like you just don’t care. With us. With the kids. With anything.” Then we heard Sarah playing in her room for the 7th time that night. He begrudgingly got up to tend to her. She was lucky it wasn’t me. As he walked out of the living room…

Finding Alone Time for Me: A Motherhood Milestone

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a middle ground for inspiration and hot-mess.

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