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honestly

How my Husband and I Stay on the Same Team

Some of us become unrecognizable even to ourselves. These are the best of times and the not-so-best of times, and we can end up taking it all out on the human punching bag that sleeps next to us because, hey, sometimes they do. not. get. it. read more

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Being Present with a Friend in Crisis

She had her hands to her face, and she kept repeating to the lifeguard, “That’s my baby. That’s my baby.” My best friend’s toddler son, my godson, lay blue and unresponsive by the side of the pool, while lifeguards worked tirelessly on him. read more

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Remembering the Girl Who Lives inside You

I spend most of my days with my boys, ages three and five. We spend them close, laughing at each other’s knock-knock jokes and talking about simple things. But some days this house isn’t big enough, and I find myself crying into my toast needing a friend. A grown-up to ask me how I’m doing. read more

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Brave Collective Conversation Guide

It can be easy to hide behind endless Pinteresting and let the conversation be an afterthought. The brave women in attendance and the conversation that is to ensure are the most important part of The Brave Collective. That's why we put together a little guide to help lead brave conversations. read more

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The One To-Do List You Cannot Live Without

My husband is on paternity leave, and I don't know how I'd do this without him, how anyone does. This two to three -- suddenly we don't have laps enough, suddenly, my arms are not long enough, suddenly, a baby is weeping, and so are my sons and I am too. read more