Parenting: Optical Illusion?

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By Melissa Mensavage   Last week I attended a webinar offered by the boys school corporate marketing department.  This company is no different than any other major corporation, has a corporate headquarters, department heads, etc.  However, they are expanding their community outreach programs and making themselves more reachable to the parent community.   They are still […]

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Walk the Line

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By Melissa Mensavage For the last few months I’ve felt stretched very thin.  No solid focus on any one thing.  No completion of a task fully. I hate unfinished projects or tasks.  I mean literally, I’ll wash half of the dishes.  Or get one of three loads of laundry done. Is this motherhood in general? […]

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Dealing with Post-Partum Depression: “These are NOT the Baby Blues”

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  At the end of this month I will have what I hope to be my final appointment with my doctor for my post-partum depression diagnosis I had received after I gave birth to my youngest son, Theo.  Eighteen months of periodic check-ups with my primary care physician, bi-weekly therapy appointments and countless mornings where […]

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What Do You Want To Do When You Grow Up?

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By: Melissa Mensavage Is this career burn-out, just plain ol’fashioned boredom or a midlife crisis? I sit here at my desk in an office cubicle that has beige walls.  I hear the pounding of keyboards all around me.  People are huddled by the coffee machine, moreso now that the company has decided to offer free […]

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Ch-ch-changes.

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By Melissa Mensavage My mind is blank on what to write this month.  May was a whirlwind month for us.  It started with my oldest’ s third birthday.  Ended with my youngest’ s first birthday.   It also included officially calling potty trained and moving to pre-school for the oldest.  It included the elimination of baby […]

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