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The “Advice” I’d Give New Parents.

I feel every morning while I'm sipping my coffee and scrolling through my social media feeds I see, at minimum, one article for new parents written from the perspective of someone further along on their parenting journey.  The advice is genuinely well intended, but often the author has been out of the "trenches" for several years.  Honestly, I love these pieces of wisdom. I've always been a big fan of having mentors!   So, today, I wanted to offer my two…

My best advice for new mamas: did I just become a Titus 2 woman?

So, the other day I had a crazy realization in a social media thread (of all places?) Several moms had been asking for tips on how to balance it all, or at least a portion of it.  I noticed that the moms of older children were immediately telling them what we wish someone had told us.  "You can't do it all!"  "Give yourself grace in this season!"  "You're doing a great job."  "You'll never regret more snuggle time on the…