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baby’s arrival

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    Mom Stuff

    Self Love

      I grew up in a feminist household. My mum was a highly regarded published chemist who constantly endured the battle of the sexes in an industry that was dominated by men. She instilled…

    May 29, 2017
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    Second baby

    Second Baby Syndrome

    I wanted it to be more about me this time around. There, I said it. I mean, people were really into celebrating our first kid. We had showers and gifts and designated girl time…

    May 16, 2017
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    Postpartum Depression

    Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop

    Before I had my daughter, I had dreams of postpartum being a time when I finally slowed down. I’m a person who is often going a mile-a-minute, juggling several too many things at once.…

    May 11, 2017
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    New Mom Products

    Go Go Baby Gadgets

    Hey mommas! Still wondering what to do with those lingering gift cards hanging around from the holidays? Here’s my list for mom-to-be and new mom must haves! I personally own these items and can…

    April 5, 2017
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    Advice New Mom Relationships

    Dear Friends and Family

    So your daughter in-law, best friend, daughter, son and/or sister just had their first baby.  Congrats to them!  Here are a few things for you to remember as the one that you love braves…

    March 16, 2017
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    Blended Family Parenting

    When 2 + 1 = 5

    One of the questions I asked my husband on our first date was “Do you want to have any more kids?” I know what you’re thinking. That’s a pretty risky thing to ask on…

    March 13, 2017
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    New Mom Pregnancy

    Labor Jitters

    For a pretty fearless, self-assured lady, I sure did have some crazy jitters around the labor and delivery of my now-healthy baby boy Grayson. I’m talking about the bat-shit-crazy-thoughts that would pass through my…

    January 19, 2017
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    Advice Pregnancy Second baby

    Labor Take 2

    So the good news is that labor the second time around was definitely easier. Finally something about pregnancy that people didn’t lie about! (Glowing for 9 months my ass..) I had a radically different…

    January 3, 2017