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Finding Time to Read… as a Mom

“Little Blue Truck.” “Dear Zoo.” “Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site.” “Moo, Baa, La, La, La.” My guess is you have no trouble finding time to read these books. If your house is like ours, a small person is constantly clamoring to crawl into your lap and read another book. Every night my son begs for just […]

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husband and wife arguing on couch

The Great Name Debate

You know those couples interviewed in design magazines who are always praising each other for their “excellent aesthetic” and “good eye”? Yeah, that is SO not my husband and me. We’ve argued over almost every piece of furniture we’ve ever brought into our house, and we’re still in a standoff (going on six months now) about […]

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In DefenseofPokemon Go

In Defense of Pokémon Go

I’ll start with a confession. We’re a couple weeks into this Pokémon Go craze, and I know next to nothing about it. Has my husband tried to explain it? Sure. Have my eyes glazed over 30 seconds into the explanation each time? You betcha. (If you have a heartier attention span than I do, this is, […]

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Why I'm ANXIOUS About #2

Why I’m Anxious About #2

When I was pregnant with my son I had a few minor worries, but nothing huge. I was one of the first of my friends to get pregnant, and both my family and my husband’s are very supportive of natural birth and healthy pregnancies, so I’d heard only great stories from our moms and sisters. We […]

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