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Transitioning To School Is Stressful AF For Parents

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Transitioning To School Is Stressful AF For Parents

Our kiddo started kindergarten this year. This originally ran on Scary Mommy when our son started kindergarten two years ago. Oooooh the stress. It seems like a timely post to share again seeing as how we're all in the throes of the beginning of school. For those embarking on their first kindergarten journey, we're here for you! It's a lot in the beginning, but you do get used to it, and it DOES get better. I promise.  One word sums it up: Overwhelmed.  This process has involved a trajectory of emotion. Anxiety, excitement, fear, joy, relief, anticipation—you name it, I felt...

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How To Make Time For Self-Care As A Busy Mom

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How To Make Time For Self-Care As A Busy Mom

Put Yourself First 78% of moms say they put off their own wellness for their family’s. There's no doubt that self-care as a mom can seem almost impossible to achieve. Think back to the last time you were on an airplane. At the beginning of the flight, the flight attendant reminded you that “in case of loss of cabin pressure, oxygen masks will drop down. If you are traveling with children, make sure your own mask is secured first before you put on your child’s mask.” This is because we can’t help anyone if we can’t help ourselves. Self-care is...

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The One Requirement For Being A Working Mom

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The One Requirement For Being A Working Mom

Here's to all the real moms out there, hustling to make it happen This piece originally appeared on Scary Mommy and seems appropriate to share here now. Happy reading! ---- How do you balance it all? It’s a question people ask often, and they tend to not like my answer, “Oh, I don’t have balance.” I mean, why pretend?Balance is an illusion. It doesn’t exist, at least for me. I have smoke and mirrors, and it’s my mask in the race to get it all done as quickly and efficiently as possible while (hopefully) not going bonkers. Here’s what that...

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