You’re doing OK, mom! (raise money for Save the Children)

When you’re going to have a baby you do so much research on caring for them, right? You read books about the pregnancy and birth, you read about newborn issues and interview pediatricians, you get your home prepared… but what you aren’t going to be ready for is something that isn’t often talked about: mommy guilt and worry.

You will start to question every decision you make, you’ll feel pressures from society that will make you wonder if you’re a terrible mother, and you’ll wonder if your kid is developing at the “right” speed.

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20 Mother’s Day Breakfasts in Bed

I don’t know about you, but I don’t want much for Mother’s Day. Okay, so a trip to the spa WOULD be nice, but all I really want? To sleep in past 6:30am, maybe be off diaper duty for the day, not have to clean anything (including laundry), and the best would be getting served my coffee and breakfast in bed. I’m almost drooling over here.

It probably doesn’t help that I’m hungry right now, but YUM, I want it all. I’m emailing this post to my husband 😉 I don’t think some

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Happy Mother’s Day!

I know so many wonderful mamas out there and am lucky enough to have some amazing mothers in my life! Happy Mother’s Day, you all deserve it! Hope you have a great day and get spoiled rotten 😉 And to my own mama…


Me as a baby with my mom



the best moms let you eat cookie dough on the beater

at a Genesis (Phil Collins) concert together

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Happy Mother’s Day, Mom!

Dear Mom,

Happy Mother’s Day! There are so many things that make so much more sense to me now that I’m a mom. There’s so much more I appreciate about you and the things you’ve taught me. Thank you for being a wonderful mom and for always being there for me and for making me the person I am today.

Thank you for the traditions I get to pass on to Ryan–the hot and cold

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LIFE…begins with mothers :)

In honor of Mother’s Day coming up, I wanted to share these videos with you. Everyone has heard of the Planet Earth videos, right?! They’re incredible. Well, the makers of Planet Earth have created a video called LIFE.

At this site, you can watch 4 exclusive clips from LIFE of a mothers incredible dedication to her young. “Narrated by Oprah Winfrey, these clips lovingly illustrate the mothering techniques of four very different species that have one thing in common – the unbreakable bond between a mother and her child.” LIFE just aired on the

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