MamaKate

How it all started

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I’m going to lead you through the story of how I started as an insecure young mother to a strong and confident woman. So, I’m 21 with a boyfriend that I love, but I’ve only known him for a few months. Things are, of course, exciting between us. New love is one of the best things to experience. We aren’t doing anything remotely important with our lives at this point in time. I am getting up at 7:45 a.m. to make it to my less then glamorous job on campus…read more

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I’m a Good Mom!

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Lately, it has been on my mind, the importance of having some sort of support group around for motherhood. When I had my first son at age 22, I was not ready for the mother role, but life brought me a baby, and a mother was what I had to be. It’s not that I wasn’t thrilled to become a mom, I just hadn’t really given motherhood a second thought, until I found I was pregnant. At the time, I had the women in my family to look to for…read more

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Domestic Engineer

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Yesterday was a great day. I woke up earlier than usual…it was around 8 am. I started my daily routine–feed Archer, change Archer, chat with Jackson, bath either both kids or just one (babies don’t need to bath every day), dress everyone, make breakfast, and then start laundry or picking up. Sounds very dull, but I actually enjoy it. After these things are done, we usually leave the house to run an errand or visit the park; whatever we feel like doing. After the outing we sit down for reading…read more

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crumbs on the counter

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I’m not sure if this happens to all new moms, but after I had my first son, I turned into a clean freak. I’m not really concerned about germs or any of that, I actually think that the germs are better for the immune system. Anyway, I am obsessed with having things ‘just so’. It was close to getting out of hand, then I calmed down, and now at the end of this pregnancy a dirty house drives me crazy! I really wish I could go back to my old…read more

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holy Toledo

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I just visited a chiropractor for the first time in my life today, and it was glorious. I have been having back pain for most of the second half of my pregnancy, and just recently found that my baby is in posterior position. So, my midwife recommended a chiropractor. I am ever so thankful to have been lead to this wonderful woman. The pain is in no way gone, but I can definitely feel a difference. And the technique she used was taught to my husband, so I can get…read more

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