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Let’s hear it for the stay-at-home dads

I often forget that we are not the typical U.S. family. Only about 20% of American households with children have a stay-at-home parent anymore, and only a small percentage of these families feature a stay-at-home dad. What’s more, I am a female entrepreneur with a small business

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Instant coffee fuels thoughts on love, good parenting and self improvement

On a recent trip to Vermont to visit one of my favorite people, I became addicted to instant coffee. Yes, it’s exactly what you’re thinking – freeze dried, just add hot water, instant coffee. I loved it so much that Shirley (fav person) sent me home with some for my pantry. I am telling you ...

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Bitsy McCann: Why not ‘Mama?”

My kid won’t say mama. It’s rude, right? I carried her for nine-plus months, experienced extreme everything, changed my diet drastically (gestational diabetes, y’all), and suffered a migraine in my third trimester so intense I thought I was having a stroke. I forgot how to form words. Have you ever tried to call 911, and ...

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Bitsy McCann: I’m fortunate to have my feelings get hurt

I work. A lot. Can we talk about that for just a few? I promise it’ll lead to parenthood, just stay with me here.  Let’s jump back to the week after Thanksgiving 2014. I had just been let go from a short stint at a financial firm, was drowning in self-pity, and was eating half ...

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Bitsy McCann: We had no idea what we were missing

It is really awkward to be sitting here writing my first ever Mommy Blog. I’m not a writer by nature, and I certainly never thought I would one day be a mother. About 6, 7 or 8 years ago (I started to lose track of life events when I hit my early thirties), I had ...

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