Tag: struggle

The Funny Thing About Infertility :: Part 1

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Before I walk you through my personal experience with infertility, I’d like to note that my husband and I are now the adoring parents...

Sorry, I’m Not Sorry for these Mama Moments

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Confession: I typically cannot stand the "sorry, not sorry" hashtags and status updates I see on social media with this pithy little status disclaimer. Honestly, it drives...

Staying Sane While Staying Home: Tips for the SAHM

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So you're a stay-at-home mom? Me, too. Nice to meet you! It's tough, right? I mean, really tough. Some days we bask in the blessing of being able...

Itching and Twitching

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It started out just like any other day until I received a call from the nurse at my child's school. "Mrs. Baumer, we have to...

Protecting the Spark

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I don't feel like anyone tells you about what happens to your marriage when kids come along. Most people's advice is often centered around...

Stop Telling Me “Breast is Best”

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Breastfeeding sucks. There. I said it. I know, I know. "Breast is best ... Do what's best for the baby ..." Well, what if I can't? Not won't, but...

To the Old Man in the Produce Section

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You saw me with my son in tow, trudging through the grocery store, in search of produce. It was in fact the third time we...

What I Do Does Not Define Who I Am

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When I moved to Memphis 6 years ago, I knew one person and that was my then-boyfriend (now husband). Making friends as an adult...