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The Bounceback Timeframe

Have you ever put your foot in your mouth? You know when you say something you really shouldn’t- most often with good intentions… Well I have. Plenty of times. But whats even more amusing is when our men do it- isn’t it? When they are so well meaning and trying to be encouraging and instead end up presenting some kind of strange sentence we’re not quite sure what to do with.Let me first say that my husband is the most genuine and well meaning man- he is kind and loving and speaks words of life and love to me every single day! But this story is about a day where he didn’t quite get his point across…I was 34 weeks...

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The juggle is real!

It was a Wednesday afternoon- 1:15pm to be exact. I can remember the exact time because my 7 week old baby was 15 minutes overdue for his nap and my 2.5 year old toddler was steadily becoming grumpier as she neared her 1:30pm nap. I was standing in line at the supermarket checkout waiting desperately to get my shopping and get out of there - I use the word standing loosley, it was more like jolted pacing between noisy children.   The woman in front of me was a well meaning and kind looking mother with a baby strapped to her chest in a comfy-looking sling (should have bought one of those with my first baby). She turned and said to...

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