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Imperfect Me

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Mirror, mirror, what do you see? I see my biggest critic looking right square at me. I don’t like my body. Never have, and if I’m being raw, I’m not sure I will ever find comfort in my own...
We’re all feminists, right? We believe all people should be treated equally regardless of sex. But, can you stay at home to care for your children while financially relying on your spouse and still consider yourself a feminist? This...

The Closet Hot Mess Mom

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  Sometime after my twin daughters were born in November of 2014, a switch flipped for me. Before their arrival I couldn’t care less about leaving the house without makeup or venturing out in some sorry excuse for athleisure but...

2020: The Year of Me

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For the last however many years, I’ve tried to play along to make New Year’s Resolutions, to be able to share it all over social media to hold myself accountable and really put out there that I am doing...
As a busy parent, indulging in a book for pleasure may seem like a far-fetched luxury. Often times, we envision reading as being something that we can only do under perfect conditions. Perhaps a childless vacation, on a lounge...
On December 31st, I mindlessly scrolled through image after image of people's New Year's resolutions and inspiring messages for the new year on social media. Or at least, they were supposed to be inspiring. Reading them myself, I felt...
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Trying to Conceive

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I was stalking someone online or mindlessly scrolling Instagram by the glow of the moon in bed one night the first time I came across the acronym TTC. A google search later, I learned that there was an entire...
As the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, I find myself looking for ways to start anew in 2020.  2019 was…well, it was a doozy. There were lots of ups and downs and little moments in between.  And...
  In October 2008, I walked down the aisle and exchanged vows with my best friend. For the next 4 years, my husband and I were stuck together like peanut butter and jelly. He enjoys drag racing on the weekends,...
Choosing a word of the year changed my life. Before that, I spent so many late December weeks sprawled on the floor of my childhood bedroom, college apartment, and newlywed one-bedroom with stacks of white computer paper and pens,...
January is toy purge month! The holidays are behind us and all the small holidays plus birthdays are ahead of us. Most of us have multiple families that will give our children more toys, more toys, and clothes. However, there...
Decade: n. dek-eyd: a period of ten years        “It’s not where you start - it’s how you finish.”  Dear Self, You did it. You came to see another decade pass in the world. 2020 is upon you. It...
I love Christmas morning. Growing up, the anticipation was so high on Christmas Eve, my sister and I sometimes convinced my mom to let us open just one present before going to bed that night. One year we somehow...
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More Than Motherhood

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Lately I've found my brain going around and around in circles about who I am and who I want to be at age 43 and in this season of my life. I know I'm not alone in this. Pre-motherhood,...

In + Around Indy

Guide to Indianapolis Area Pumpkin Patches

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It is officially Fall in Indianapolis! You know what that means: pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin ales, and time to plan your trip to the...
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