Author Archive | Kristen

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Finding Balance as a Working Mom

The month of January is usually filled with enthusiastic intentions and overwhelming failures. New Year’s resolutions, in my mind, just set us up to fail. The emotion and excitement of change and discipline quickly fade into disappointment when we realize that this life thing is hard. And we’re tired. So, there are no resolutions for […]

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My Kid Goes to Daycare {And I Don’t Feel Bad About It}

I work full time. My kid goes to daycare. More often than not when people ask who is watching Sam during the day, and I tell them he’s in daycare, they give me this weird look that is mixed with sadness, pity, disappointment, skepticism. I’m serious. It’s uncomfortable. We put Sam in daycare when he […]

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Confession: I’m Mildly Terrified of Other People’s Kids.

I’ve been a mom for roughly eight months. My husband and I are hooked—we love being parents. Sam is awesome. He makes the cutest faces and has found his loud voice and adorably shovels food into his toothless mouth. We quickly acclimated to poop and exhaustion and bath time and breastfeeding and naps. Or no […]

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