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How Safe is Your Present From Your Future? A Minimalist Guide to Living in the Moment

How Safe is Your Present From Your Future? A Minimalist Guide to Living in the Moment

“Sometimes you will never know the true value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” — Dr. Seuss Like so many moments over the course of the last four months, I was sitting in my daughter’s nursery the other evening, nursing her in her rocking chair. I was stroking her hair and marveling at […]

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9 Ways to Sleep Your Way to the Top

9 Ways to Sleep Your Way to the Top

I have just about a million blog post ideas just waiting in the wings to write about. Ok, maybe not a million. It’s probably more like ten. Maybe fifteen. Pretty close to a million, if you ask me. But in the last week and a half, anytime I have tried to sit down to write […]

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7 Realistic Ways I’m Trying to Love my Post-Baby Body (and how you can love yours too)

7 Realistic Ways I’m Trying to Love my Post-Baby Body (and how you can love yours too)

I wrote this post at nine weeks postpartum after delivering my sweet baby girl. I am now twelve and a half weeks postpartum, and am still a work in progress. Everything I wrote here still rings true. This post is for any woman who not only has ever given birth, but also, for every woman […]

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My Labor Story: An 81 Hour & 9 Minute Journey Into Motherhood

My Labor Story: An 81 Hour & 9 Minute Journey Into Motherhood

Every mother has a labor story (and often, more than one). I heard at least 50 of them throughout my pregnancy, and probably a lot more before I ever even got pregnant. But I wasn’t listening. I mean, I was listening. Or rather, I was hearing the words without really listening, you know what I […]

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Anticipation: Mastering the Art of Surrender

Anticipation: Mastering the Art of Surrender

This post was written a few hours before I went into labor with my daughter. I could not know the labor that was to come (or that I would go into labor soon after), nor could I know how madly in love I would fall with my beautiful Madison Grace when she finally uttered her […]

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Welcome to the World, Madison Grace McDonald!

Welcome to the World, Madison Grace McDonald!

Hello all! My apologies for being out of touch this last month and a half. As you may have (correctly) guessed, I had a baby! Madison Grace McDonald was born at 10:39pm on Friday February 19th after 80 hours of labor – and many many contractions (though surprisingly not a lot of swearing)! She was […]

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