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Mom Identity at 4 Months Postpartum

3montholdbaby
No one can fully prepare you for motherhood. The last four months have been filled with such joy, but also moments of overwhelm. I find myself pulled in a million different directions, balancing motherhood, hormones, rehab and recovery, connection with my husband, and figuring out my new identity. I still can’t believe Benji is almost four months old. It seems...
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A World of Change: Pregnancy Weeks 29-33

Change is a funny thing. Growing up I used to fear it, run from it, and figure out ways to avoid it. But lately change has been a huge theme in my life. Pregnancy, moving, and transitioning to a new routine have become the norm. Change BEFORE When I was nine-years-old I was the first girl in class to get...
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Pregnancy Weeks 14-15: Closet Cleaning

CleaningOutYourCloset
The day has come…to clean out my closet! I’ve spent the last week reorganizing (perhaps I have too many clothes), accepting that squeezing into my pre-pregnancy skinny jeans isn’t happening. Sifting through 20+ pairs of jeans, I discovered a stash of four different sizes and styles. How did I accumulate so many pairs of pants, and in so many sizes?!...
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