As I write this, it’s been four months of physical distancing. I mourn those we’ve lost and grieve for those separated from loved ones, who lost their jobs, and who shut down their businesses. All things considered, my little family of four (husband, 8-month-old, and fur baby) has been holding up all too well (hello guilt!) in our country home.
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To some, this might be the woman who hunts, forages, and grows all her own food. It could be the bad mamba jam who hikes 8-plus miles into the woods, pitches a tent and rocks her babe to sleep under the stars.
And while these insanely impressive women are definitely outdoorsy moms — I don’t believe they’re the only ones.
For me, an outdoorsy mom with a baby is any gal who has young children and loves maintaining an active lifestyle outside. That’s what this post is about.
We planned to get pregnant. I dutifully took my temperature each morning and peed on ovulation sticks each month. And when one line became two, “Can You Fight Postpartum Depression Before Birth? Here Are 5 Ways I Tried.”
Now that Pepper’s here, one of the questions I’m asked most often is, ‘How are you doing it all?’ The answer is, I’m not.
If anyone has mastered the art of cooking, cleaning, baby-rearing, AND running a business on their own – kudos you unicorn. Share your magic. The rest of us everyday new-parent folk are just trying to keep our heads above water — one life hack at a time.
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While children under the age of two aren’t being seriously hampered by social distancing, these tips offer some concrete ways to help your baby develop.
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In the four years we dated and five years we’ve now been married, we’ve never spent this much time together — until now.
I used to tell people we got along better the more we were apart.
Back then, it was probably true. We both needed our space to grow, pursue — push. Time apart gave us the freedom to do that, to push and push and push throughout the day and then crash back together. Minds tired. Bodies exhausted. Souls ready to decompress.