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Always on Defense

Confession: I’m a bit on the defensive side. My husband would argue that I’m more defensive than most, but I think his opinion is biased. OK, so maybe it’s more than a bit. As humans, it’s only natural to want to defend ourselves from criticism or judgment. Being overly passive is seen as a flaw. No […]

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I'm an Indecisive Mom

I’m an Indecisive Mom

Hospital or home birth? In-home nanny or daycare? A firm “no” or redirection? Superman or Monster pajamas? Public or private or homeschool? If you stop to consider all the big and small decisions we make for our children each day—even by default, at times—parenting can feel a bit overwhelming. To complicate matters, parenting “experts” often […]

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