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Inspiration for baby book memories

At Soulments, we aspire to end empty baby books everywhere. As a mindfulness-based journaling app, you’ll receive inspiring prompts like these to remind you to capture and reflect on those pregnancy and first-year moments you don’t want to forget. Pregnancy Many moms pick up journaling when they learn they are expecting. Snapping photos of a growing baby bump […]

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My birthday gift to my kids is the same every year

When I was anxiously awaiting the signs of the labor I wrote this letter to the sweet, smooshed up face that would change me forever in what turned out to be just a few days.     Seven letters later, I suppose it has become a sort of tradition that goes well with ice cream cake and […]

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33rd birthday gift to myself :: A happily ever right now

There’s an unmistakable veil of electric excitement wrapped around my daughter’s almost four year-old self. She bunny hops through the house chattering about her Little Mermaid birthday pool party that despite all of her inquiries is not quite happening tomorrow. She meticulously lays out her shiny purple and green swimsuit in agreement that we are […]

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It’s ok to change course

  “He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.” – Muhammad Ali   This morning was a tough one. My arms were filled to the brim. Two backpacks, two lunch boxes, two nap mats (one with a broken strap), one rather awkward plastic-wrapped bale of size 3 diapers, and one […]

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And so it begins with a half-year crisis

In August 2015, I experienced what I call a half-year crisis. My last baby, as I had come to refer to him as in my heart, turned six months. This being my second parenting rodeo, I was hyper aware of the time slipping by with each new solid food introduction. It was as if someone had placed […]

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