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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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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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Hanging out with a small baby all day means I have a lot of time to think about the Business of Being a Mom. I’ve started and stopped over a dozen posts, most of them in my head, because I … 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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