Tag Archives: baby

Mom Guilt

Before and after I had a kid I heard women say that they thought working made them a better mom. Among other things, they say that being away from their kid for part of the day helps them to be … Continue reading

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Reflections

I was going to call this post My Selfie, My Self, and pat myself on the back for my cleverness, but then I realized that’s the title of that New York Times article going around, and I don’t want this … Continue reading

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Home Away From Home

Shoot, this whole photo a day thing seemed much more feasible yesterday coming off a five-day Thanskgiving weekend. I didn’t even think to pull my camera out until I left work at 5:00. This is how dark it is at … Continue reading

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Six Things

I want to do a Photo of the Day thing here for awhile. I can’t write to save my life, but I do take a lot of pictures, and not just of my baby. Plus, pictures give me something to … Continue reading

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Day One

The Plan: Wake up at 6:00 to feed Dylan. She doesn’t wake up this early on her own, but I need to feed her now if I am going to have time for two feedings before I leave for work. … Continue reading

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Sorry Not Sorry And Greetings From St. Louis

This morning I fed my baby in the backseat of a parked car in downtown St. Louis during rush hour. Here is a list of other places I have fed my baby the last two days: my bed in Chicago; … Continue reading

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The Best Part Of My Day

Let me tell you about the best parts of my day. There are two of them and they are the same, almost every day. The first is in the morning. I wake up to the sound of Dylan squawking and … Continue reading

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Expectations: Part III

This post is a continuation of the list of unexpected things that have cropped up since I had a baby. Here are the first and second posts. 3. I will now write a gross out blog.┬áThe first time I held … Continue reading

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Expectations: Part II

This post is a continuation of the list of unexpected things that have cropped up since I had a baby. The first was that I now wear leggings as pants. Here is the rest of the list: 2. I now … Continue reading

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Expectations

There are things I entered motherhood fully expecting and my preparation served me well. Diapers, for example, are something I was prepared for. I am lucky enough to have four younger siblings, two of them much younger, and though my … Continue reading

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