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I’m Up for My Annual “Mommievaluation”

It’s the time of year for annual performance reviews at my place of work.  A chaotic time, in which we assess and assemble our successes and accomplishments over the last year, and craft the best set of words around each … Continue reading

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Help! I’ve Got a Bad Case of Baby Fever!

I lay in bed tonight struggling with something that I have been struggling with for more than a year now.  It’s something that I think a lot of women my age go through. At least I hope they do and … Continue reading

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A Relaxing Summer Ahead? Haha. Yeah, Right.

I always look forward to this time of year – when school wraps up for my son, the days are long and the pool is open. I think summer is going to be relaxing and I picture myself sitting in … Continue reading

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I’m a Mean Mom…and Proud of it, Part 2

So if you haven’t read the first part of this blog post and want to know why I’m a Mean Mom, please read here. I wrote briefly about investing in your children, the realities of being a new mom, and fact … Continue reading

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I’m a Mean Mom … and Proud of it (Book Review of Mean Moms Rule)

I can remember distinct points during my childhood where I truly believed, at that moment, that my mom was the meanest mom conceivable. I couldn’t eat candy whenever I wanted, I had to do chores, and my parents didn’t let … Continue reading

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I Totally Failed the Grump Out, But I Think I Became a Better Mother

I wrote a big long post on how horrendously I failed at yesterday’s Great American Grump Out. About the anticipation, the stress, the reality and ultimately, the guilt. Full of shame and sadness, I deleted that post before it was published. … Continue reading

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Join Us for Mom’s Night Out! – May 11, 2012

Mother’s Day is all about you, and you deserve an evening of wine, food, pampering, prizes and fun! Join us the Friday before Mother’s Day, May 11, 2012, at Mom’s Night Out, organized & coordinated by Move You Fitness Studio in Essex. … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Find Time to Exercise – I Made Time

I started a new job in January of this year.  Up until then I was doing Zumba two days a week and Jazzercise two – three times a week.  When I started my new job, my hours did not allow … Continue reading

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Simple and Inexpensive Ways to De-Stress Yourself and Your Family

As a full-time workingwoman and mom to four kids, I can appreciate the need to de-stress. One of the most important lessons I learned early on in motherhood is that I need to take care of myself to effectively care … Continue reading

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Meet Barby – A Busy Mom Always On The Move

A mother of two boys can make life a little hectic. Add to that a full time job and it makes life a little more hectic. Balancing work and life with the my family can be difficult but we make … Continue reading

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