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Alison Lee

Alison Lee is a former PR and marketing professional turned work-at-home mother. After a 10-year career in various PR agencies, and of the world’s biggest sports brands, Alison traded in product launches and world travel, for sippy cups, diapers, and breastfeeding. Alison shares stories of motherhood on her blog, Writing, Wishing, and her writing has been featured on Mamalode, On Parenting at The Washington Post, Everyday Family, Scary Mommy, and She is one of 35 essayists in the anthology, My Other Ex: Women’s True Stories of Leaving and Losing Friends. In 2012, she founded Little Love Media, a social media consultancy specializing in blog book tours, and because she doesn’t sleep, is an editor at BonBon Break, an online magazine. Alison lives in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with her husband and four children (two boys and boy/ girl twins).

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Entries by Alison Lee

10 Truths About Motherhood

(6) Comments | Posted May 26, 2015 | 3:25 PM

As a smug married and not-yet-mother, I had it all figured out for when I became a mother.

Of course I did.

You know what happened of course -- I did NOT have it all figured out, I still don't, and probably never will. There are motherhood truths that...

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What Really Matters

(10) Comments | Posted May 4, 2015 | 11:51 AM

Every day for the first two weeks of my twins' lives, I checked their statistics with the NICU's staff nurses and the neonatologist. How many ounces did they gain or lose? How much milk did they drink? What's their bilirubin count? How much longer do they need to be under...

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10 Truths I Learned in 3 Years of Imperfect Parenting

(40) Comments | Posted February 7, 2013 | 12:58 PM

As far as parenting journeys go, mine is still in its toddler stages, literally and metaphorically -- three years and counting. I know I have many more years ahead of me, in which I will undoubtedly learn more than I ever bargained for.

However, even in three short years of...

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Mothering Through the Generations

(36) Comments | Posted January 12, 2013 | 11:19 AM

I think about my grandmother alot. I grew up partly in her house, surrounded by cousins, eating delicious, home cooked Chinese food, and spending many weekend afternoons looking at old black and white pictures of my father and his seven siblings.

At that age (12?), it never occurred to me,...

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