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Here’s How To Sleep Like A Teenager Again

When was the last time you got a decent night’s sleep?

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The kind of lethargic, extreme fatigue that leaves you exhausted to your very core might be caused by what is known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).

What Is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? 9 Things To Watch For If You're Tired All The Time

The kind of lethargic, extreme fatigue that leaves you exhausted to your very core might be caused by what is known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).

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Life Is Hard But Also Beautiful: Lessons From The Second Grade 

I’m still in second grade with my daughter and here's what I've learned. The only thing more powerful than your pain is knowing that someone sees you in it.

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Do You Regret Having Kids? You're Not Alone. 

Almost every one of the people who told me they regret having kids (either now or at some point) said that they felt terrible for feeling that way.

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Self-care is my favorite thing, but honestly, the amount of work that it currently takes for me to get some space and actually take care of myself is so monumental.

You're Not Forgetful, You're Overworked

When I talked to my doctor about the forgetfulness and resulting anxiety I was experiencing, she suggested that I make lists, try bullet point journaling, and work on taking more time for self-care.

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The amount of mental/emotional/invisible labor that we carry out every day takes a toll.

It Is OK To Be Exhausted

The amount of mental/emotional/invisible labor that we carry out every day, in addition to kids and regular work, takes a toll. It's okay to be exhausted.

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Maxwell: Age 4, lover of trucks, lousy sleeper

13 Things My 4-Year-Old Needs To Discuss at 4 A.M.

There is NO RELATIVITY. My children are objectively the worst sleepers of any children in the history of ever.

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Advanced Maternal Age AKA Holy Crap, I'm Tired

I feel like if I’d started earlier, had my first kid at 28 instead of 34, maybe I’d be a little less tired right now. Maybe I’d be a more fun mom if my knees didn’t sound like small arms fire every time I tried to run with my son. Maybe I’d be a better mom if I was younger. But I don’t think so. My kids? They’re awesome. And I’m the mom they have, so I must be doing something right, old or not.

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