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Cheryl Marks Young
Mommy’s Night Out?

Mommy’s Night Out?

So, the Mommy and Me group wants a Mommy only event which means Dad gets to stay home alone with the baby. We’re still negotiating that one as Dad is not quite so comfortable being left completely alone with baby. It is interesting that everyone automatically assumes that Moms are just fine being alone with babies and somehow some Dads are treated like second cousins when it comes to this arena. Okay, I’ll admit there is probably a little fear that they won’t do it exactly the way Mom does it and does that really matter? If Dads take care...

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Cheryl Marks Young
Oh, The Aches and Pains and Joys of Motherhood

Oh, The Aches and Pains and Joys of Motherhood

If you’re like most women, you either are or have experienced the physical changes that Motherhood can bring to your body.  Whether from pregnancy, the birthing process or just from playing with those wide-eyed smiling wonders we call our children, the physical toll on our bodies is incredible.  I am slowly recovering from a sort of carpal tunnel syndrome in my wrists that is a daily reminder of my status as a Mom.  Unlike many women who develop this during pregnancy, I developed it several months after my very active child was born.  The doctor explained that it should clear...

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Cheryl Marks Young
Motherhood is a Journey; Not a Destination…

Motherhood is a Journey; Not a Destination…

and sometimes it feels like the ride of a lifetime.  This last week has been full of lessons and love.  My son had his first real fever and had to be sent home from daycare.  I had to drop everything I was doing and spend two days with him at home and then my husband had to take a day off from his job and help us out on the third day.  This currently work-from-home Mom is moving back into a regular outside office next week with yet another full time career path.  Needless to say this was a very...

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