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The Joy of a Local, Kid-Free, Weekend Vacation

For our anniversary this year, my husband and I decided to spend a kid-free weekend just fifteen minutes from our house. And we loved it. Now, don’t get me wrong. I’m all for vacations where you travel somewhere far from home, but if the goal of your vacation is to spend quality time together with […]

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Diary of a First Trimester

The first trimester can be miserable – and not just because of the physical symptoms. It can feel scary and isolating. And, IMHO, like your brain is going gangbusters and you’re trapped in a bubble with your thoughts swirling around making you dizzy because you can’t tell anyone yet and oops, you just gagged again. […]

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Why Our Family Celebrates Pride Month

June is my favorite month of the year. Sure June is summer, warmth, sunshine and fun, but the reason I love June is because June is Pride Month.  Our little family has grown by a member in the past month; we are now a family of four – two moms and two daughters. I know […]

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My Wife’s Pregnancy May Not Be Like Your Pregnancy

Five years ago, I was pregnant with our first daughter. Initially, my wife didn’t want to carry a child, but I guess I did such a stellar job she thought she’d give it a try (that’s my story and I’m sticking to it). Fast forward 35 weeks into her pregnancy and I am not sure she’s […]

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Diary of a Plus Size Mom

I sometimes struggle with my body image.  In my 33 years of life, I have seen bodies constantly judged near and far including my own.  In my case, always being judged for being too big or that dreaded “F” word….Fat.  It’s not a new world problem.  I have many memories that stem from my childhood.  […]

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