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Author Archive | Jennifer

older moms

In Defense of Older Moms

The other day a pregnant friend told me she’d been strong-armed by her ObGyn into submitting to an invasive genetic screening due to her “advanced maternal age.” She’s thirty-six. I’ll leave the rant about being bullied by physicians for another post. This post is about being a woman of so-called advanced age—which, when you’re pregnant, […]

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Life Un-hacked

I’d like to write a piece bursting with never-before-heard life-hacks for balancing your job, your spouse, your kids and all of the million and one things that go along with them. I am a person who plans and makes to-do lists and is typically pretty organized. I put my winter clothes into storage during the […]

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Seconds, Part II

My husband and I always agreed that we’d have two children. I have a brother and he has a sister. We both believed that having more than one child was the best way to teach our daughter about sharing, about kindness, about patience—that the world didn’t revolve around her. My husband also believes that the […]

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saving money

Free Fun

It’s that time of year again! The time of year when we have made our New Year’s resolutions, and because it’s still January, are still working hard to keep them. On my list every year along with losing ten pounds and becoming fluent in French is the goal of saving more money. Sometimes I want […]

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