Baby Bytes: More Than Just A Mom

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This year, make a resolution to cut yourself some slack.

Here at LoveMom, we bring you the love. Our weekly Baby Bytes bring you everything else. Here are this week's 7 must-click mom links:

This week, Gwyneth Paltrow opened up about her struggle with postpartum depression and the accompanying feelings of failure. Turns out she wasn't failing, and neither are you. [NY Daily News]

Be honest. Just how high were your expectations for your annual New Year's Eve romp? Here are five fabulous ways to make any "big night" live up to your wildest dreams. [momlogic]

A couple snips and one baby later, this couple sued their doctor for a botched vasectomy. Would you go this far? [Shine]

Why must the title of "mom" infiltrate every aspect of our lives? Aren't we more than just mom? [Babble]

In the midst of a blizzard that sent much of the East coast into a state of hysteria, the governor of New Jersey left the state to take his family on vacation. This piece explores the idea of putting family before work, at what point work has the trump card, and how the whole shebang is different for women. [motherlode]

Looking for a way to rekindle that spark? This approach sounds good to us: "Best Date Idea Ever: Get Drunk and Act Like a Child." [The Stir]

Last but not least, here are 20 resolution ideas for your upcoming year as a mom. We command you to stick to number eight. [momlogic]