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Mothering Ourselves — Self Care for Moms

By Dawna Matthews: Every day, we wake up with our laundry list of things to accomplish — it’s exhausting. We are busy and often feel a heavy weight of responsibility to be a “good” mom, parent, care provider, and woman. We love our child/children, family and friends. We are often …

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Moms Are Rising to Protect the Ecosystem

By Larraine Roulston : Mothers already do many things on the home front to protect the environment. They recycle, compost, opt to cook less meat, are energy and water efficient, choose environmentally friendly products, and create eco-fun family activities. As certain politicians target economic growth with little regard for a healthier environment for future generations, hundreds …

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Oh The Joy Of The Why Questions!

By Fredrica Syren: One of my least favorite phases of kids’ development is the “why” phase. My youngest Liam just started it; I had totally forgotten how tiring it could be. Everything I say to him is followed by “Why?” I have learned that it’s important to answer the question as …

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Beating The Mommy Fatigue

By Fredrica Syren: Lately we’re been going through a not so great sleeping patterns with our youngest son which has left me feeling like a zombie. Many days I feel so dead tired that all I want to do is sleep. Since becoming a mom feeling tired seems to be …

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Are Moms Allowed To Enjoy Being Alone?

By Fredrica Syren: A very good friend of mine is going overseas on a business trip for a week and will leave her two small children for the very first time since they were born. First I was excited that she gets to visit a foreign country, but then I …

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One-On-One Time With Kids

I try to spend a little one-on-one time with each of my children, and today it was my oldest, Bella’s turn. She wanted to eat a real hotel breakfast, so we went to a hotel close to us. She told me secrets. Then she took me on a walk through …

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