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Encapsulating My Placenta

Encapsulating My Placenta

Two years ago, I fought a nasty battle with postpartum depression. I lost myself completely, missed out on major milestones of my son’s life and nearly took my own. When the fog of postpartum depression finally lifted, I swore I would never put my family or myself through that hell again, yet a year later, I […]

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maternity clothes

Passing on Maternity Clothes

Dear Friend, Tonight I’m boxing up my maternity clothes one by one. It’s so crazy to think that just 12 short weeks ago these fit super snugly around my tummy. Actually, since I’ve had 3 babies in the last 3.5 years I’ve been in and out of these on a pretty regular cycle. As I place […]

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Nobody Told Me About Mesh Panties

Nobody Told Me About Mesh Panties

I prepared for the birth of my son as though it was a college final. I studied for nine months. I read every book, subscribed to all the mommy blogs and spent hours Googling every piece of information my pregnant mind could absorb. I became a walking encyclopedia and when it was time to welcome […]

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But What About Mom?

I read a LOT of articles about parenting, and babies, and what to do, and what not to do. I mean, I’m a 30-year-old mom. I’m kind of their target audience. I read articles about co-sleeping (we don’t do it), and so-called natural birth (ha), and breastfeeding (I do it six million times a day) […]

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The Dreaded First Workout

Six and a half weeks after my new baby girl was born, I walked into a new gym I had been looking forward to trying for some time. I hurried my two boys into the child watch room while lugging my daughter in that awful carseat through the door. I was already tired, and I […]

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