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Stop Telling Me “Breast is Best”

Breastfeeding sucks. There. I said it. I know, I know. “Breast is best … Do what’s best for the baby …” Well, what if I can’t? Not won’t, but can’t? I want this whole breastfeeding thing so badly. I (semi) successfully breastfed my two older children, but this third time, it’s different. It has gotten progressively worse with each […]

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Celebrating V-Day When You’re Mom & Dad

I’m not a romantic. If my husband wants to make me weak in my knees, he doesn’t give me roses. He unloads the dishwasher.  So when Valentine’s Day rolls around every year, I totally understand the inclination to roll your eyes and cite the many ways consumerism is capitalizing on our romantic notions or insecurities. […]

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Spring Fashion Inspiration

Spring is only a little over a month away, and this is the time of the year when I start craving fresh updates that I can mix into my winter wardrobe for a seamless seasonal transition. One of 2016’s colors of the year is rose quartz and I couldn’t be more excited about that! I […]

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Lessons Learned One Year In

My daughter, Ruthie, just turned one at the beginning of January. One. How has a whole year gone by? I look at her and she has changed and grown so much–and so have I. We’ve been on this journey together and with each day, I have learned so much. I knew I wanted to be […]

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Saying “Bye” to Artificial Dye

Red 3. Yellow 5. Blue 1.  It may sound like I’m calling some sort of weird  Bingo game or identifying players on a soccer field, but these are the ingredients found in many of the foods our kids love and eat on a regular basis.  Aside from the obvious culprits like Jolly Ranchers, cotton candy, […]

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The Weird Pregnancy Stuff No One Tells You

You’ve heard them before. You’ve probably even said some of the super cliché phrases about pregnancy yourself: “It’s such a blessing!” “What a miracle!” These are common statements told to pregnant women. These people are talking about your baby—NOT your pregnancy. Because no person of sound mind and body can truthfully tell you that pregnancy is […]

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