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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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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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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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life unhacked

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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