SHAME and GUILT in Motherhood

I was never one to get ‘baby fever’ or even know when it was a good time to have a baby. My husband and I knew we wanted to have a family. We were not sure when it would be a good time to start trying. Who is ever financially ready to start a family? […]

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Self-Growth Journey

When I got pregnant, the planning of becoming a mother started. The baby shower, nursery, car and everything in between was a well-planned out fun activity. I even took a Lamaze class to plan for the birth because that was the toughest part, right? At least I thought that. So I did everything I could […]

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Finding Confidence, Peace, And Joy in Working Motherhood

Where do you stand on the line of working mom guilt vs. owning being a working mama and loving it? If I’m being honest, I’ve bounced back and forth ever since the day my first child was born! After maternity leave, it was only two weeks into being back at work and I was spending […]

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Motherhood, Magic and Madness

Motherhood is a beautiful, messy and magical free fall.  It’s 10x harder than I ever expected and more incredible and mind blowing than I ever imagined. For those of us in it, we know the feeling well: Motherhood is your heart forever walking outside of your body. It’s Magic.  As a proud working mom of […]

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Did You Know Burnout and Self-Worth Are Related?

Did you know Burnout and Self Worth are related? I didn’t realize the correlation between burnout and self-worth until recently; however, it makes sense. 2020 has been filled with so many ups and downs, and it has been challenging to navigate the changes with work, childcare, household chores, and social relationships. If I am honest, […]

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MOM-FIDENCE

Before you become a parent, you should be given a set of impossible challenges: American Ninja Warrior style. A 55 minute flight with one inexperienced Mom, one run-away  toddler, a baby with a poopy diaper, and of course, tickets in all the surrounding rows. Unfortunately, we don’t get the challenges first because if we did […]

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Being A Corporate Mom During Covid-19

First of all, I would like to give a huge thank you to Maria for having me guest write for Confessions of a Corporate Mom. How exciting is it that we have this platform to share our stories, but most importantly, to build this incredible community. Being a corporate mom is tough and trying to […]

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I Started A Business During a Pandemic

Hi, I’m Dalia! I’m a wife to an insanely supportive husband and mom to a sweet 7 year old boy and six weeks ago I started my own business. Yes you read that right. I launched a business smack dab in the middle of a pandemic while simultaneously homeschooling my 1st grader and trying to […]

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This is…38

T•H•I•R•T•Y-E•I•G•H•T Today, January 8th, is my Birthday. Until the past couple of years, I’d never enjoyed celebrating my Birthday. It was just another day to me…one I didn’t really want to acknowledge – and not necessarily because I was getting older, which now is most definitely the case. But, no. As much as I put […]

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