Category: homelife

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3 breast pump hacks from a working mom + extras!

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!I recently received an email from a woman named Jill who had read my post “5 pumping tips for the back-to-work mom” and she had some more questions. They were so good that I actually got the same questions from a couple of other mommies (and mommy-to-be’s). Hi Emily! My name is […]

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dating advice: who do you see when you see me?

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!Recently I have had the pleasure of attending a very intimate wedding of a friend and colleague of mine. It was held on the rooftop in Downtown Milwaukee on a perfectly sunny summer evening. Jay and I felt special to be among the guests. The reason we were invited is because of […]

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life with a thriving baby: it just keeps getting better

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!We haven’t been sleeping much lately. Our family gets sick more than most. Because Jay spends a good amount of time in airplanes and airports, he picks up germs like crazy. Our baby, Anouk, also spends time with other kids during our work day, and I am in a building with 250 […]

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the new mom look: how one woman helped me

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!Yesterday, I got out of the house for a little while. This trip helped me put the last year into perspective. I am no longer have the “new mom look.” Let me explain. After I got Anouk down for a little nap, I left Jay with the baby and got out to […]

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The waiting game: a guide to waiting in parenthood

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!I thought that the wait was long and hard when I was pregnant. One thing that never occurred to me before I was pregnant was how much time I would sit and wait. This is before taxiing my child to soccer games and band practice. Before I would ever have to take […]

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milwaukee’s struggle: the riots effect every neighborhood

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!I haven’t slept in two weeks. And not for the reasons you would expect. Yes,  I am a mother if a baby, but no, it’s not her nightly feeding that keeps me up all night. I live in Milwaukee. We are struggling. Two weeks ago, I was going through my morning routine. […]

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