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Hoping they will be Daddy’s girls forever

A couple weeks ago, Mr. Juice went out of town for a work trip. He was only gone for three days, but you would think that it was forever for the girls. Of course, I’ll admit it’s gotten a million times easier to take care of the kids now that they are 4 and 7 […]

What I Wish I Had Been Told

As a soon to be new parent, you get a lot of unwanted advice and most of it is pretty much the same. There’s a lot of “sleep while the baby sleeps” and “enjoy this time while they are little” or “you will fall in love immediately.” But there are a few thousand things that […]

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What Parenting Has Taught Me About Myself

Being a parent is quite the learning experience. You start off with no idea what you’re doing and basically make it up as you go along, until one day you kind of feel like you might have the hang of it. I’m two years into this whole being-a-mom gig and I still feel like I’m […]

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Comparing Siblings: Brother vs. Brother

When Lil Washi was born, I quickly learned the danger of comparing him to other babies. There was always someone who was crawling sooner or eating better or talking more. At first I worried that he was falling behind and showing signs of a deeper problem – all because he was doing things at his […]

50 Things I Have Learned Since Becoming a Parent

I have learned…. Me time is almost as essential as sleep. A lost lovey is the child version of losing your cell phone. Things you said you would never do as a parent you do, and things you thought you would do you don’t. Watching the world through your kids eyes is like experiencing your […]

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On Becoming My Mother

When I first found out I was pregnant, I immediately adopted a parenting mantra – I will not be anything like my mother. I have no idea why this became my mantra. My mom is one of the most amazing people I know, and I have endless respect and admiration for her as a person […]

Finding Balance

I knew it would be difficult to juggle work and parenting. But I didn’t expect that every day would feel like a rollercoaster of new challenges, and that most days I would have an overwhelming feeling that we weren’t quite doing enough for M. I’m constantly wondering if we’re exposing him to new experiences, if […]

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