Month: July 2016

newborn

newborn baby: week three

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!Look what you have survived! Look at what your NEWBORN has survived! Once you figure out those basics, you can start to gain a little confidence in how YOU are going to parent. This is the period of time, starting now, that people will drop their knowledge on you…maybe in a pushy […]

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five things

five things

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!This week I have had gifts on the brain. It is wedding season, so it is also anniversary season. I have been wracking my brain trying to find the right gifts for family and friends. It has helped me stumble on some really cool kitsch! Take a look at my five things! […]

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food isn’t love: how looking at food changes us

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!There is a movement. One that I really really like. In fact, I have the T-shirt. It is a movement called PornKillsLove. You can read all about it here. There is all this research about it. About porn. And what it does to us personally, and our society at large. I like […]

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5 pumping tips for the back-to-work mom

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!Pumping is one of the weirdest things I have ever done. It is such a strange thing to “milk yourself” in a windowless office between meetings or next door to the HR person’s office.  Mothers’ milk is one of the best things on the planet, so it is worth feeling a little […]

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close to home: deciding where you want to grow your family

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!When you grow up with siblings, you take it for granted that you are pretty much never alone. In fact, it was hard to be alone, even when we wanted to be. That was the life of a “big” family. I grew up with four siblings and two parents. We had the […]

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newborn baby

newborn baby: week two and going strong

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!Your are starting to get the hang of things. You haven’t killed your newborn baby, and you know how to change her diaper in the dark. WAY TO GO! The same things that you were just picking up on in Week 1 continue. You are feeding the baby, changing the baby, and […]

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