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How to Choose a Preschool

When it came time to choose a preschool for our first child, I took it seriously. I have a hard time delegating out important tasks–this includes educating my children. Because as a parent, I believe that I am the first teacher and our home is the first classroom. At least this was the case in the beginning.  Do […]

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Going Gluten-Free for Infertility: Our Story

going gluten free for infertility

A lot of people roll their eyes when I tell them I am gluten-free, assuming I have jumped on some sort of trendy bandwagon. I promise you, being gluten-free was no bandwagon I ever wanted to be aboard. But neither was infertility. I often get asked why I am gluten-free. I respond with a true, […]

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Why our Toddler Doesn’t Drink Milk

Why my toddler doesn't drink milk.

My 19 month old son doesn’t drink milk. I promise it is not my lack of effort or a willfull act of neglect. Weaning off breastmilk and on to a different milk after he turned 1 was something I very clearly overanalyzed. When I took my son in for his 9-month check-up with his pediatrician, in […]

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Why I Choose to ‘Lean In’ to Motherhood

This November will mark my second annual performance review. Despite the fact that I plan to shower the boss with gifts and cake—inevitably the outcome will involve some combination of screaming, general unpleasantries, and loving bouts of affection. Thus is the life when you enter your career as a Mother. Motherhood is not a job, […]

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Why I Got Rid of The Toys

This Spring I shared with the world why I got rid of my wardrobe. But long before I tackled my closet, I decided to get rid of the toys. I vowed there would be no more stepping on Legos in the middle of the night and tripping over blocks. Too many toys are a safety hazard […]

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