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At The New Mystique, we believe that being a mom changes everything, and how it changes you is unique to every woman. Join us as we explore the intersection of motherhood and work with honesty and grace.
When I was a mother to two children under age three and I saw school-age moms walking by, my primary emotion was intense jealousy. They always looked so much more well-rested, so much more put together, like they were doing a better job at momming than I ever would. Their children weren’t hanging on them, […]Continue Reading
Combining a career with looking after a young family isn’t easy. If you are still nursing your child and are preparing to return to work, you’re probably especially nervous about combining the two and the challenges you may face. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways to combat any issues that mean that you can, and […]Continue Reading
February 21, 2018
Last week we had an epic (for the South) snowstorm here in Nashville, with the kids off the duration of the week. The whole experience had me thinking a great deal about time. Not in the philosophical sense, but in the practical, every day, moment-to-moment ways that we spend it, plan for it, and place […]Continue Reading
November 6, 2017
In the middle of the night several years ago while I was nursing my newborn daughter, I had a thought hit me like a ton of bricks. It happened to be one of those marathon nights when sleep had eluded me, thanks to my growing and very hungry little girl. I had to work the […]Continue Reading
October 28, 2017
I took a vacation last week. Not just any vacation, mind you. A girls trip. The first one I have taken, well ever really. At least since my kids were born. And do you know what? It was an absolute game changer for me. Ever since my oldest daughter started kindergarten, I have felt myself […]Continue Reading
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