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5 Tips for Surviving the Holidays

The holiday season is filled with joy, big expectations, and major performance anxiety for me. Being surrounded by family in close quarters makes me feel like I’m being watched. According to the year on my birth certificate, I’m a grown … More »

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We’re Pregnant! 4 Unique Gifts To Announce Your Pregnancy

You’ve taken the test and it has been confirmed — you’re pregnant! You may have already told your partner or announced the news to your family, but chances are good that you’re still waiting for the “where” and “how” to … More »

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On Becoming My Mother (and Not Minding One Bit)

I think about my mom constantly, not just when I see ads for Mother’s Day promotions. I think about the age she was as she mothered me and how it compares to the age I am as I go through … More »

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Helping Hands: How to Get the Help You Need and Want Postpartum

When I imagined myself giving birth and recovering from that process, I didn’t have a clear idea of how I would feel, but I did know that I might want some privacy. I imagined myself breastfeeding my new infant and … More »

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