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A Marvelous Milestone: Ideas for 1st Birthday Parties in Westchester

This spring we celebrated my baby girl’s first birthday. It was a lovely occasion, filled with family, friends, and fun. However, there are some things that make this milestone birthday a bit harder to plan than the others.   For one, a baby’s first birthday party tends to have a longer guest list than subsequent celebrations. […]

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one to two

The One-Two Punch

Recently, I gave birth to my second baby. I didn’t expect that going from one to two kids would be easy. Throughout my pregnancy I was adequately warned by lots of people I trust. “With two kids you’re now fully immersed in parenting,” said the midwife. Friends with two kids said things like, “The first […]

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threenager

One, Two, Threenager

Long before you become a parent you learn about the “terrible twos.” The tantrums and volatility of toddlerhood earns our two year olds this “terrible” nomenclature. But in my experience there’s nothing terrible about two. That is unless you expect your child to shirk normal human development in favor of adult social norms. They can’t […]

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My Hardest Ever New Year’s Resolution

I have made the same basic New Year’s resolution every year since college. It’s to make this year the best year of my life. I have never given much thought to resolutions because my new year is when school starts in September, folks. By January I’m already on a roll with the goal train. But […]

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baby wearing

Lazy Mama Manual – Babywearing Basics

If there’s one item I couldn’t have lived without in the last couple of years, it’s a baby carrier. Being able to wear my babies has been an absolute joy and necessity for me. I have a stroller, but I really do not enjoy using it. It takes up too much of my trunk space, […]

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