6 Battles I’m Glad I Stopped Picking With My Toddler.

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Parenting is exactly why the phrase “pick your battles” was invented. However, not everything has to be a battleground. Instead, some aspects of raising children can be frustrating, and also healthy teaching tools for both our kids to learn independence and for us to learn how to let go of a little bit of control. […]

I Miss Having Friends, but Right Now Being a Mom Is Enough

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I miss having friends, but not as much as I thought I would. I still have friends, but not the kind of friends I used to. Currently, with two kids under the age of 6, it’s mainly texting. Rarely is it phone conversations. Actual in-person interactions are even more rare. Initially, when I became a new […]