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5 Ways to Practice Self-Care this Holiday Season

With the holidays quickly approaching it so easy as mamas to put ourselves on the back burner. And while there are certainly seasons where this is absolutely necessary, if you do this for too long, no one will truly enjoy those precious holiday moments. So here are just a few ideas to make sure that […]

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Finding Gratitude Through Tough Times

“I don’t want to carry gratitude in seasons. I want to carry it in my bones. I want it to rest on my tongue like it is a language that I never stop speaking.” -Arielle Estoria I saw this quote the other night and it really resonated with me, especially with the holidays just around […]

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mom life parenting

Your Life Doesn’t Have to Be Over: 5 Ways To Reclaim Your Life After Baby

I hate to admit this, but I’m one of those girls who thought she had it all figured out BEFORE she had a baby of her own. I wasn’t so bad that I said my child would never use an iPad in public or would only eat organic food… I know better. But I thought […]

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Podcast: More Than A Cold: The Dangers of RSV

Season 1 Episode 7: Paige and Leslie talk about the dangers of RSV, after Paige’s daughter spent almost 2 weeks in the pediatric ICU with it as a newborn earlier this year. Show Notes Co-Hosts: Paige Martinek + Leslie Caruthers Paige wants to add a special thank you to all of the amazing doctors, nurses, […]

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mom life pregnancy

An Unexpected Journey : Teen Pregnancy

It was the November 2003. I was 15 years old, and had been dating him for a few months when I decided that I was going to have sex for the first time. Again I was 15, never really had a clue about monitoring periods, pregnancy etc. A little naive, if you will. Fast forward […]

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It’s Okay Not To Be Okay: To The Mom On The Brink

I often find myself lying awake after a late night feeding coupled with a pumping session and my mind tends to wander. I always end up questioning myself, am I a good mom? This is the burning question that every mom has thought about at least once. Are you a good mom? As a mom […]

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Supporting Your Best Friend Through A Cancer Diagnosis

This is something I never anticipated having to write. A post that if you find yourself reading, please know I am hugging you through the screen right now because it is a diagnosis no one wants to hear for themselves or for someone they love. Yet, in the same breath I want to commend you […]

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What’s On The Floor Besides Cheerios?

It’s Monday, and I’m feeling it. Baby lady got dropped off 15 minutes early (I’d been awake just long enough to stumble out of bed and find some pants). My own five-year-old “baby” graced me with her groggy-eyed presence a mere 15 minutes later, demanding breakfast immediately, which I got out of with a banana… […]

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mom life Pregnancy Loss

My Journey to Motherhood: Loss + Love

Hi. My name is Destiny. The only way to start my first post as a contributor for, “Outnumbered Mamas” is to tell my journey to motherhood. I’ll tell you in advance it’s not the fairy-tale version and right away I was shown how difficult motherhood was. How different every journey to motherhood is. I always […]

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Podcast: Things That Moms Don’t Talk About

Season 1 Episode 6: In this episode, Paige + Leslie discuss things that moms don’t talk about. From Paige freaking out about giving their kids Benadryl  to missing their youth and freedom while learning to embrace fine lines and grey hairs. Show Notes Co-Hosts: Paige Martinek + Leslie Caruthers Links from this episode Paige’s favorite […]