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End of Summer Reminder to Take Care of YOU!

As the summer comes to a close, it is typically a time when parents (let’s get real – it is mostly us moms!) have lists and lists of things to do to get ready for the school year. And typically, we have to get all these things done with our kids around, which only makes [...]

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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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Raising Hikers

When I think back on the first few years that I spent with my husband, an image that always comes to mind is hiking a mountain trail.  In fact, T and I hiked and camped throughout our entire courtship (I was a cheap date), culminating with a marriage proposal atop a New Hampshire mountain many years [...]

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My Birth Stories — Part 1

My first birth experience was fucked up.  Harsh statement, I know.  But true. I expected that my OB and the hospital would look out for me and take care of me.  Isn’t that what hospitals are for — to take care of people? What I learned from my one and only hospital birth experience was [...]

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Letting Go At Camp

Greetings!  My first post from Camp. I am spending the summer teaching health & fitness at a sleep away camp in the mountains of upstate NY.  My husband teaches during the year, so our schedules allow us to come up as a family — T heads up the athletic program and coaches soccer and lacrosse, and [...]

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