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The Land of the Free

On Friday I returned from our family’s annual road trip to Utah where we visited billions of friends and relatives.  In early Spring, about March, I start looking forward to our summer road trip with some trepidation, not because I … Continue reading

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The Perils of Multi-tasking

You might be wondering why I haven’t posted for almost two weeks. The reason is—no joke—my baby boy spit up all over my laptop. When I turned it on a few hours later, typing on the keyboard caused all sorts … Continue reading

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Mothers and Celebrities

Being a mother of young children is a lot like being famous:        Celebrities do important things all day and can never let down their guard.         Celebrities never go anywhere alone.        Celebrities are continually accosted by strangers.        Celebrities are expected to … Continue reading

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Birth Order Theory

I’m a strong believer in birth-order theory.  As the youngest of seven children, I know firsthand that each child has to work harder than the last to get his or her parents’ attention.  I’m 29, and I’m still figuring out … Continue reading

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Avoiding Post-partum Depression

Disclaimer:  I am not a physician and am unqualified to dispense medical advice.  Please consult with your doctor before trying out my methods. If I were a legislator I’d propose that government require warning labels on mattresses.  “Certain uses of this product can … Continue reading

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Talented Sleeper

Chief among my mothering skills is my talent for sleeping.  I learned this skill in college—the only part of my college education so far that has applied to my career as a mother.I was a devoted student back in college … Continue reading

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How to love a baby

Humorous blog post about a mother’s love transcending drool, spit-up, stinky toes, etc. Continue reading

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