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TAKE the SHOWER!
​Here’s something I just can’t wrap my head around; how moms, new and old, don’t take time for a shower every day. I need a shower every day and not purely for hygiene reasons either. That hot shower is my five minutes to myself, a gift purely for me and not anyone else. Most days there’s a toddler or a baby in there with me- that’s a post for another day- but I always take the time to shower because it makes me feel human and ready to tackle the day; whether my day involves cleaning house or running errands around town.

I’ve heard it over and over again- I just didn’t have time to shower/wash my hair/brush my teeth/etc. Ladies, you are worth those precious minutes. Your babies and children will survive the time it takes to complete those basic tasks, even if they cry the whole time. I promise you will not do them irreparable harm from letting them cry while you shower, contrary to what you’ve ready on Scary Mommy. You will be a better parent after taking care of you, I promise. Maybe it’s not a shower either, maybe you need an hour in the gym or thirty minutes to walk around the block or to nap! It’s ok to take care of you. I’m going to say that again because it’s important- It’s ok to take care of you.
​So go ahead and shower. You can thank me later. -Kristen Jokenin BS, DONA Trained Doula .
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User Image dessyray Posted: Nov 19, 2017 12:36 PM (UTC)
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We were finally able to take our first bump picture at 18 weeks. On Thursday November 16th, we found out baby Willoughby is a BOY! Then on Friday November 17th, I woke up with a very obvious “bump.” We are very excited for our little Isaac Michael Willoughby. We chose Isaac from the Bible, meaning ‘he will laugh, he will rejoice.’ He will also be named after his daddy Jared Michael, & his papaw Michael. 💙💙💙 #fortsill #bct #bctgraduation #armywife #18weeks #babybump #itsaboy
User Image dessyray Posted: Nov 18, 2017 2:38 PM (UTC)
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My Honor Platoon, promoted, U.S. Army Soldier Graduate!! 😍❤️ Also, notice our little Isaac popped out overnight. He wanted to be seen for daddy’s graduation! He knew he was here! 😊😊😊 #fortsill #bct #bctgraduation #armywife #18weeks #babybump
User Image dessyray Posted: Nov 17, 2017 12:42 PM (UTC)
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I’ve never been so proud of an individual in my life. To start off the Family Day ceremony, the top 10% graduating got promoted. Jared already went in as an E-2 & yesterday he got promoted to E-3. Say hello to PFC Willoughby 😍😍😍 He texted me right as we were pulling in to let me know that he chose me for the honor of promoting him & changing out his patches! This was the BEST anniversary gift ever. ❤️❤️❤️ #fortsill #bct #bctgraduation #promotion #armywife #pfc
User Image dessyray Posted: Nov 17, 2017 4:21 AM (UTC)
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Today was everything I imagined it would be, and more. 😍😍😍 #fortsill #bct #bctgraduation #armywife
User Image ameyer2010 Posted: Nov 20, 2017 5:30 PM (UTC)
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A lot has changed in the past 2 years. We moved from NC to MD to AZ. My health went downhill when I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia last year. Looking back I’m pretty sure I had symptoms of it when we lived in NC. February of this year I started Thrive & I’ve finally been able to lose weight after being stuck for 5 years!! I feel better than I have in a very long time. I actually love exercising 💪🏻🏃🏽‍♀️.
#thriver #fibromyalgia #fibrowarrior #exercise #healthy #betterme #healthierme #premiumnutrition #3simplesteps #changeyourlife #enjoyyourlife #changeisgood #armywife #militaryspouse #armylife
User Image tiffanydelynn84 Posted: Nov 20, 2017 5:27 PM (UTC)
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I can’t even begin to describe how proud I am of this handsome husband of mine! He is the most caring, selfless, honest and genuine man anyone will ever meet. He works so incredibly hard at everything he does at work, home and serving our country!!! This man right here has been promoted to Sergeant...I am so incredibly proud of you babe!!!! #proudwife #proudarmywife #armywife #promotedtosergeant
User Image caitlinjohnsondesigns Posted: Nov 20, 2017 5:12 PM (UTC)
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Just a little #meettheartistmonday for ya! My name is Caitlin Johnson, owner and designer behind Caitlin Johnson Designs. I am an Army wife, mom of one human baby and two fur babies, sinner saved by grace, coffee lover, makeup junkie, and sucker for cake. I have always been drawn to the arts, in all forms, and have always dreamed of making a career using my creative talents. I am so blessed and thrilled to be turning those dreams into a reality. Thank you all for your support and love in this journey of mine!
User Image bridget.bohannon Posted: Nov 20, 2017 5:20 PM (UTC)
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North Carolina bound in 2.5 weeks. Spent the weekend looking for a home and exploring our new town 🌲❤️🇺🇸
User Image mysterry13 Posted: Nov 20, 2017 4:56 PM (UTC)
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Happy Monday Friends 🤗. Wishing you Joy and Abundance throughout this Thanksgiving week. Count Blessings🧡Give Thanks🧡Share Love 🧡
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🖤Wearing that new matching @celestialbodiez #Moonstone #scrunch set, layered with the White Mesh Racer-Back top 💕
User Image emilyjpowell Posted: Nov 20, 2017 4:44 PM (UTC)
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User Image chas1205 Posted: Nov 20, 2017 4:44 PM (UTC)
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Fasted cardio DONE! Now for a shower & a shake! 😜
How are you starting your week?
Looking for 5 people that seriously want change.
DM me to get started .
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#fitmom #armywife #armyfamily #armystrong #getfit #healthy #weightloss #journey #transformation #nyc #bronx #lifestyle #join #workout #goals #happy #love #sweat #saltwater #workout #cardio #bodygoals #newlevel #monday #morning
User Image alexengland_home Posted: Nov 20, 2017 4:34 PM (UTC)
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Cute little magnets on our fridge 💍👪🏡💕

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