Christina

Christina
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Chrissie lives in Plymouth with her partner Rob and their blended family of four girls, Brynn, Maya, Caroline, and Eve who range from preschool to high school. She is a full-time working mama who spends free time trying to maintain her precarious grip on sanity by running, volunteering, and trying the best local brews (not always in that order). Follow along with Chrissie as she shares her experience and the trials and tribulations of figuring out how to mom and how to balance.

Thank You for Being a Friend: Why The Golden Girls Stands the Test of...

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We all have a show that we can watch over and over. If my newsfeed is any indication, favorites like The Office, Friends, and Modern Family fall into this category. These are the shows...

Billy Madison Got It Wrong; Peeing Your Pants Is Not Cool

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Newsflash: Having babies takes a toll on your body. My youngest is over two years old, and I have post-partum issues that continue to plague me. My belly button is a disaster. I have...

Lawnmowers Don’t Let Kids Grow

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I recently read two articles that connected with me and with each other in a really interesting way. The first was an essay from We Are Teachers entitled Lawnmower Parents Are the New Helicopter...

Back to School: 1, Mom: 0

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We are barely two months into the school year. Not even through the first semester, and I am already on schedule overload. With a high schooler, a fifth grader, and two toddlers, we suddenly...

I Cried When I Canceled My Gym Membership

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Back in my single, carefree, pre-kid days, I went to the gym six times a week without fail. I took Friday nights off, but otherwise, I was there almost every day. I love running,...

I’m a Dance . . . Aunt?

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I recently took my two-year-old daughter to a rehearsal for her very first dance recital. I have only been to dance one time when our nanny was sick, so the other mothers didn't recognize...

A Love Letter to Our Nannies

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Dear Haley and Brinley, Our family has been blessed with four beautiful girls. We are blessed with two jobs, health, and a house over our heads. Real talk though. As a working mother, one of...
Mom2Mom Sale Fail

Mom2Mom Sale Fail

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Mom2Mom Sale? More like Mom2Mom Fail! In an effort to start saving for a trip to Disney World in the year 2020, I have ventured into the world of Mom2Mom sales on Facebook. Yes, I...

Lessons from a Nerd Mom on Pi Day

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I am a self-proclaimed nerd. Jeopardy, Trivial Pursuit, NOVA. These are my jam. Random fact: I carry a credit card sized periodic table of the elements in my purse. I got it in chemistry...

Not Your Mama’s Milestones

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Would you believe my favorite pages in my daughters’ baby books are where their milestones are documented? The First smile. Her First laugh. The First steps. Her First word. Yeah, I wouldn't either. To...