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I Had LASIK! Here’s What It Was Like for Me

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I paid for this procedure myself and was not compensated for writing about it. If you click a link and make a purchase, I may receive a small commission, thank you. The day I had my LASIK consultation, I made the appointment to have it done. I thought I’d share what it was like and whether I’d do it over again.

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What a LASIK Consultation Taught Me about Myself as a Mother

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After I had my LASIK consultation and made the appointment, I had a rather unexpected side effect. My kids freaked out (especially my youngest) and my feelings about it surprised me. This is rather personal and that’s always a bit scary, but I chose to share it in case any other Moms are feeling the same way. If you are, you aren’t alone. I don’t think my situation or my feelings are that unusual for a Mom.

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My LASIK Consultation Experience

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I paid for this procedure myself and was not compensated for writing about it. If you click a link and make a purchase, I may receive a small commission, thank you. I’ve wanted to have LASIK for at least the past 15 years, when I went to a seminar at my job at the time. I was a little worried about the safety but mostly, it just wasn’t in my budget. I’ve been thinking about it more and more in recent years, and I finally decided it wouldn’t hurt to go for a consultation.

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Judgement in the Natural Parenting Community

The judgement of moms, especially in the natural parenting community

This is going to be one of those ramble-y posts. One of those things that has been rattling around in my brain for a long time and I need to get it out. Moms (and people in general) love to judge other moms. In my experience, it seems to be compounded in the “natural parenting” community. There’s this idea that if you cloth diaper, you must fit this other mold of what “a cloth dapering mom” is. Moms are made to feel guilty if they don’t fit this picture perfect, “crunchy” mold.

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My Worst Parenting Moment/the Day that Took 10 Years Off My Life

My Worst Parenting Moment To Date

I wasn’t sure I wanted to share this but thought it might help someone. So, I’m writing it, not re-reading it, and publishing it without second guessing myself. I should have known better. The child in this story, who took at least 10 years off my life on this fateful day, is the reason we have chain locks on all our exterior doors. A few years ago, I made the mistake of using the bathroom, heard the door open, and before I could even pull my pants up, he was in the front yard. Anyone who comes to our house must think we live in an unsafe area, but it’s to keep people in, not out.

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