ABMF is now in dotcom form! Please visit us at: http://www.babymakesfive.com!
I will no longer post on this site, but will keep it up for now until I am sure that I’ve successfully migrated everything from here over to the new site. Please make sure to update your bookmarks!
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There is a huge difference between being happy with life and being content with life. Being happy with life seems, to me at least, to be a dynamic state of being that can change from day to day. There have been many times where I haven’t been happy with life. I’m sure any other human being could say the same. Being content with life is more concrete, less prone to change from one day to the next. Continue reading
Posted in Children, Family, Health & Wellness, Life as I See It..., The Wench Herself
Tagged boyfriend, children, content, family, friends, happiness, husband, joy, life, motherhood, satisfaction, self-esteem, significant other, spouse
This topic has been a long time coming. Mental health. How many of you inwardly cringed at that? I sure did, and for many different reasons.
I’ve been told that maybe I shouldn’t talk about this. That maybe if I want to turn my blog into revenue, I should keep it upbeat. Screw that. This blog, above all else, is my outlet. That and most moms who have turned their blogs into revenue are simply honest, simply themselves.
If you’re a regular reader, you have been there with me as I have fought (I say fight, because it is a fight, and ‘struggle’ just sounds so defeatist) postpartum depression. I have been frank with you as I’ve described the lows, the relief of recovery, the heartbreak of a downslide. Continue reading
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Tagged Adderall, ADHD, adult ADHD, baby, boyfriend, children, depression, family, friends, hobbies, Lexapro, life, mental health, mental wellness, motherhood, post-partum depression, self-esteem
Another blogger group challenge…I am supposed to tell you who I am…We all know I am a mom and, for all intents and purposes, a wife.
But I am also so much more.
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(Or: How SchoolGirl and ToddlerGirl always seem to wait to ask for something until I’m right in the middle of something)
It’s summer vacation time here at the Wench house, and that means a monkey wrench has been tossed into my fine-tuned routine. By fine tuned routine, I mean unending chaos. So it’s just more chaos today. Continue reading
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