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sprechen sie HuffPost?

If you follow me at all on social media, you may have caught wind of this oh, say, more than a month ago. I’m a bit delayed sharing it here on the blog – oops! I was really honored to have another post up at The Huffington Post in March. This piece is one near and […]

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Holiday Traditions & The Huffington Post

I’m really excited about this, friends. It’s been a writing goal of mine this year to be published at The Huffington Post, and I’m thrilled that they decided to reprint this post I wrote last year for The Happiest Home. It’s all about holiday traditions, and why I don’t think we necessarily need to stress […]

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Finding your path (my latest at The Happiest Home)

I just love this photo of me and my firstborn walking the dock in Crystal Lake, IL in 2009. Today it’s part of my most recent post at The Happiest Home. Here’s a little snippet: From where I stood on that little island of new motherhood, it seemed like all the other moms were on a clearly […]

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a wish for the new moms in my life (and everywhere)

I have a couple of really close friends who are pregnant for the first time, and today over at The Happiest Home I wrote them a little letter. Here’s a little bit of the post: For just an instant I marveled at the vast distance between that new mom that I was and the one […]

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about 110 things I’ve been working on lately, plus baby pictures

Oh hey hi. I’ve got a little list of unrelated updates and things to click on for your reading pleasure, should you choose to follow me around the internet… …and should you not care at all about these updates, you can skim right on down to the end for some gratuitous cuteness and I’ll never […]

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My annual Santa conflict, explored

Wow, I am so much fun a serious buzzkill this time of year. A couple of weeks ago on The Happiest Mom I wrote about how I don’t try that hard to create family traditions and today I’m back there again, this time weighing in on whether I think Santa is a big lie (yes) […]

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Holiday traditions, and why I think we have it backwards

(Why yes, this is a photo of a Christmas tree through a glass of Cabernet; and yes, I wish it was my tree this year and, more to the point, my glass of wine. Alas, it’s last year’s fuzzy glow.) I have another post up at The Happiest Mom today. It’s a funny thing, writing […]

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Helping you help me. Or something.

Today’s my day to post over at The Happiest Mom, and I’m thinking ahead to my third and final postpartum experience. I’d like to think I’ve gotten a little wiser since the first time around in terms of knowing what to expect, knowing how to ask for and accept help, and knowing what kind of […]

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Oh, Facebook.

I need another social media thing-to-do like I need a hole in my head. I manage (or help manage) two Facebook pages already (one for Meagan Francis and The Happiest Mom and another for Scottsdale Moms Blog), I keep an eye on Twitter accounts for both @TheHappiestMom and @ScottsdaleMoms and go through phases of feeling […]

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Check me out at The Happiest Mom!

When I first started reading blogs in 2009, I found most of the ones I read via Babble’s Top 100 Mom Blogs list. There’s always a little back-chatter about this list (and others like it) from those who aren’t big on ranked lists or who question the criteria for making the list in the first […]

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