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Things Every New Mom Needs to Come to Terms With: There is something about having an infant in the house that requires a mom to consume copious amounts of coffee…tarry-looking strong black coffee. Activities such as eating, showering and getting dressed will become Olympic sports, all done in record times … Read More

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One of those days…

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Picture a slightly less peaceful scene...

Prior to becoming a mommy, I never quite understood why (a) mommies always look so tired and (b) they utter the phrase “It’s been one of those mornings,” with such exasperation and dread. Well, here’s why… A few days ago I woke up on a glorious morning bright-eyed and bushy-tailed … Read More

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Strollers, and Car Seats, and Swings…OH MY!

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I have always been one of those cynical bastards that mercilessly criticized parents and their over-the-top strollers. I would laugh and snicker as the poor souls stood by their cars tugging and pushing at the contraption every which way. I remember driving by a house in the neighborhood I used … Read More

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No Sleep for the Weary

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Now back to the original purpose of this blog…   My intention is to create a space where I can share my experiences as a first-time mom. I have found that there’s nothing quite like the advice that you receive from those women around you that are going through the same … Read More

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More Observations of a Stubborn Preggo

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July 22, 2012...a walk in the park a day before Matilda was born...

The things you will inevitably feel/go through during those nine long months… Observations of a Stubborn Preggo: Part Deux Am I a bad mother for refusing to completely lose my identity? I’d much rather look at motherhood as one of the many roles of my multi-faceted self… It’s inevitable, you … Read More

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