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creation, Donna Bruschi, gratitude, mothering -

Your baby does! And... I do! And we both want to make sure you love yourself. One way you can do that is by getting out of the house and being with other moms who have babies the same age as yours.

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Donna Bruschi, Ember, friends, gratitude, home, Lisa Bullard, mothering -

I realized that Ember and I had just spent the whole day in the house, and as the night drew near, I felt a little lonely. I committed to leaving the house the next day, even if it was easier not to! The weather is getting frostier and the days darker but I don't need to let it keep me and my baby burrowed in the house.

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Ember, expectations, friends, gratitude, kindness, language, Lisa Bullard, love, mama, memories, mothering, toddler -

Sometimes I like to think about some of my favorite things about being a mom. We know it can be a hard job, and for me, it’s important to think sometimes about the positive parts. Here are a few of the things I’ve thought about lately: 

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birth, breastfeeding, compassion, creation, Donna Bruschi, emotions, expectations, gratitude, imperfection, love, mama, meltdowns, mothering, pregnancy, time, transitions, weaning -

Independence Day, 2011. Today is a bittersweet day that marks the end of an era. 17 years ago, I was a week overdue with my first baby. I was feeling heavy and nauseous, and not from too many hotdogs or Pina Coladas, either. I wasn't in labor, but I was sure wishing I was. It was a Monday--just like this year.

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