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2013 week 30: The baby fat and breastfeeding myth

β€œThe pounds will melt off.” This is what everyone tells you after you have a baby and plan to breastfeed. You supposedly burn an extra 500 calories per day feeding a baby. Even with the insatiable appetite that can come … 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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Week 36: Two under two

When you feel like you’ve got the hang of juggling all the balls, it’s best to add one more to keep things interesting. πŸ™‚ And so, we’ll be adding one more March 5. This means that, if the littlest one … Continue reading

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Moving to Switzerland while pregnant

This week was my one-year anniversary of moving to Switzerland. I can hear the collective sigh of relief from those of you familiar with my moving pattern. Take, for example, the three addresses I had within as many months of … Continue reading

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