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Postpartum Depression: How Did I Not Know?

I remember my postpartum doctor’s appointment like it was just yesterday. The sterile room was filled with the screech of a baby crying, my husband pacing with said baby, and I just sat on the table answering questions from the nurse. The nurse asked me if I had experienced any Baby Blues or signs of […]

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Getting Kids in the Kitchen

My kids are always asking to help in the kitchen. And I almost always say ‘no’ or distract them from doing something else. I know that they need to learn some basic cooking skills. I know they should be familiar with how a kitchen works. I know I need to help them to be comfortable […]

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Kids and Car Sickness

Have you seen these signs? At one of my past jobs, there was a sign that read “Days Without Incident” with a blank spot for the number of days since the last work injury. We never used it, but I’m getting one and hanging it from my rear view mirror. We’ve been battling sporadic car […]

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Paralyzed by Perfection: Learning to “Let it Go”

Extreme perfectionism can do two things to a person: it can either propel them forward into success, or it can paralyze them. I have been a Perfectionist for over 29 years. As a child, I made my bed every day starting at age 3. My pink bedroom was meticulously organized right down to Barbie’s fancy […]

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