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"Mom Brain": A Mom's Perspective
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“Mom Brain”: A Mom’s Perspective

“Mommy brain,” “momnesia,” “preg head,” “baby brain,” or “mom brain drain” is as indigenous an indicator of modern motherhood as “caffeine fix” and “mom-shaming.” However, I cannot help but wonder if “mom brain” derives as a product of societal engagement and from the expectations dumped onto mothers, or persists in something deeper, perhaps innate,…

July 25, 2017
How to Be a Good Mom
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How to Be a Good Mom

Oftentimes, our popular culture adopts or invents a term or phrase that sticks so perfectly, and defines so succinctly, that there becomes no other way to describe that thing from that moment forward. New words that we can no longer shake off include “selfie,” “binge-watch,” “photobomb,” “ping,” “airball,” and “yowza,”…

July 7, 2017
I Am More Than "Mom"
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I Am More Than Just “Mom”

A mom is the inherent usher of her children’s physical, spiritual, emotional, mental, and all-aligned development. Increasingly today, she could be the only one. Likely, this assignment does not flow seamlessly every minute of every day. Moms usually have to tightrope a sometimes unrealistic…

May 12, 2017
The Fable of Balance: A Mom's Perspective
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The Fable of Balance: A Mom’s Perspective

When one thinks of “balance,” an image, perhaps, of a scale comes to mind, a scale that is either being filled or is already carrying a load. One scale pan may be heavier; both may be equal. If one adds burden to either side,…

March 7, 2017
Between Me and My Mommy Guilt
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Between Me and My Mommy Guilt

Mom guilt: a state of emotion often characterized as a rushing series of shamed feelings regarding time, money, energy, or patience in relation to one’s offspring. After leaving work one afternoon, I ran into my local superstore for a few essential items, particularly of…

January 31, 2017
"Perfect Mom" Resume Rules to Break
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“Perfect Mom” Resume Rules to Break

A mom is supposed to be a perfect being. She may rise before the sun and head butts her system with coffee to jumpstart energy production. She can harness this energy to start school lunches, load the dishwasher, write lunchbox notes, and warm sausage…

December 31, 2016