Author Archive | Leah Pihlaja


Confessions of a Former Victoria’s Secret Employee

Confessions of a former Victoria’s Secret employee: PINK is not life… It’s black – black is life. Black is our favorite color and 50 shades of black make our wardrobe. I still find it hard to break away from wearing all back after years of doing so. Black clothes, shoes, socks, accessories and more. Don’t […]

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It Takes a Village: How We Chose Milk Donation

“Formula or Breastmilk?” “Is she breastfed?” “Do you nurse or are you pumping?” These three questions are what I’m asked countless times when introducing my youngest to friends, family, coworkers and doctors – every-single-doctor-appointment. I’ve never been one to join in on the conversations or lean far right or left when it comes to how […]

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Leah_TS Awareness Month (2)

Turner Syndrome Awareness Month: What these Moms Want You to Know

At 17 weeks pregnant, I received the news we would be adding a baby girl to our spunky family of three. Not only did we receive this exciting news, but we also learned our daughter had a rare chromosomal syndrome, Turner Syndrome, which in most cases there is a complete or partial absence of the second […]

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