Category Archives: The Motherhood Project

Prior to having kids I didn’t think this would be the case, but I’ll admit it, I can be a bit of a type A mom.  I’m big on made beds, limiting screens, nutritious eating, and consistent bedtimes.  In our busy every days, I focus on all the things that (I think) “need” to be […]

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Being a mom is hard, often leaving me frustrated and drained.  Sometimes I miss the carefree days before we had children.  When every night was date-night, when I completed entire novels, and when we would take off at a moment’s notice on a trip.  Now it’s soccer games, homework, and intervening in disputes all day, […]

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He is six and still sucks his thumb.  Not all the time – only when he is holding his blanket, which we have limited to night time.  And I am left wondering, is it time I demand he stop and take the blanket away completely? Or do I gradually allow him to wean himself off […]

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We just made a big move and I think it was hardest for this guy.  Having to leave friends and everything familiar was not easy.  When the movers arrived, I made sure to get his room set up as soon as possible.  That evening, as we settled into our nightly routine of reading as we […]

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Every morning I prepare Spencer’s medicine for him.  He doesn’t need a full capsule so I have to open it up and pour the tiny beads on a scale to get the correct measurement.  It hasn’t always been easy for me – not only the preciseness of the measuring, but also accepting that he needs […]

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