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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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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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The 8 Best Breastfeeding Products for New Moms

Nursing my babies is, without doubt, one of my favorite things about motherhood.  I adore the bonding experience.  I also take great pride in knowing that not only did I make these kids from scratch, but I sustain them for months on end with nothing but my own body.  It’s truly an every day miracle. […]

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The One-Two Punch

Recently, I gave birth to my second baby.  I didn’t expect it to be a picnic to go from one kid to two. 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, […]

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The power of planning parenthood

The Power of Planning Parenthood

I have a 22 month old son and a daughter on the way, but I’ve been pregnant three times.  I didn’t miscarry a baby, I terminated a pregnancy. In my early 20s, I got pregnant accidentally, and I exercised my legal right to an abortion.  That decision shaped me in ways that make me a better […]

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