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2013 Week 42: Stretching my wings

If you read my blog, you’re most likely a friend or family member so you may already be aware that I have taken on a new project. But it’s time to formally announce that I’ve joined my graduate school friend, … Continue reading

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2013 Week 41: Ninety minutes of me-time

When you start birthin’ babies, all the books tell you, all your friends tell you, strangers on the street who stop you to ooh and ah at your babies tell you, you may even tell yourself, to find some mommy … Continue reading

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2013 Week 39: I drive my daughter crazy

The 25 steps from the sidewalk to our apartment are fraught with tantrum triggers, from my toddler’s desire to leap-frog down stone steps to merely passing through the front door, thus denying her access to the playground. This is our … Continue reading

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2013 Week 28: Papi’s girl

I returned home from my week in the hospital to find that Sophie was a new girl. Papi’s girl. I was no longer allowed to put her to bed. When I got her out of bed, she wanted Papi. She … Continue reading

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2013 Week 22: Hypno Time

As promised, here’s an update on my experience using HypnoBabies for Olivia’s birth. I can’t say it helped in the way most people imagine, the way I’d hoped it would. But I don’t regret the time and effort I put … Continue reading

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Week 52: A great close-out

I started 2012 with grand plans to articulate my goals and track their success in a new blog. Here it is, week 52. Just days before the start of Another 52 Weeks. So how’d I do? Meh. Not bad. A … Continue reading

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Week 50: How to have a baby

A note about Sandy Hook Before diving into the post I’d planned, I just need to mention a few words about Sandy Hook Elementary School. I have no connection to Newtown, Conn., but I cried along with the rest of … Continue reading

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