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Mom Guilt

Ok, so let’s talk about guilt for a minute. I have to leave my eighteen-month old daughter to go to work now, because our yaya of eleven months went on to search for greener pastures. It wasn’t actually bad. Daddy … Continue reading

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Crossroads

Dear Gianna, Right as you hit your fifteenth month, we closed another school year. It wasn’t without challenges, but above all emotions I am grateful that we got to spend it together. We: you, dad, and me. We rose early … Continue reading

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It Takes a Village

When Gianna was born, I was able to tidy up around the house, do the laundry, and finish assigned papers for my online course. But not without my husband taking charge of the stove, the dishes, and the errands. Not … Continue reading

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Recent Realizations

If there’s one big thing I realized recently, it is that things get easier with time. This learning is two-fold: First, acceptance is the key. Before we brought Yanni home I had it set in my mind that it was … Continue reading

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