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Thank You From a Very Tired Mom

I am a mom of three including a 5 week old with colic or reflux or some combination of the two.  For anyone who has had a baby who cries after every feed, who cannot be put down, who is up all night long nursing and crying, you know how emotionally messed up I am [...]

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She’s Been Floating Around In My Head for Years

I’ve got some big news to share.  I’m preggers.  At 41.  With my first GIRL! Many who know me know that this baby girl has been floatin’ around in my head for a loooong time.  I wrote To 3 or Not To 3 — That is the Question more than three years ago.  I have [...]

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Losing Someone Who Never Was

    A week ago today, I took a home pregnancy test and learned that I was pregnant with my 3rd child.  Those of you who know me know that I have been thinking and talking about having another baby for the last 4 years.  In fact, I chronicled my waffling over a 3rd child [...]

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Fitting in Fitness When Traveling With Kids

Remember the days when you just had to throw a few things in a suitcase and off you were to some exotic destination with all the time in the world to do whatever you pleased? And then you had kids. Now travel means that you pack for a bunch of people, you take along everything [...]

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My Birth Stories — Part 2

After my first birth experience (which I blogged about here – yes, you ought to read Part 1 first), I was committed to doing everything in my power to make sure that the birth of my second baby was as non-medical and non-invasive as possible.   Toward that effort, when I became pregnant in 2006, I went [...]

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