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The Voice

“You’re STILL nursing?” “Are you planning to wean him before preschool?” “Aren’t you worried he’ll never want to give it up?” I’ve been providing the same answer to these questions for a few months now: Yes, Yes, and No. To be clear, the above questions aren’t always asked by other people. Even though I’m confident in […]

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Why I Kept My Pregnancy Off Social Media

When my youngest child was born last year, many people didn’t know I was pregnant until after the baby had arrived. We did our best to keep news of the pregnancy on the down-low, even concealing the news from our children until 28 weeks. I posted no ultrasound photos on Facebook. We didn’t announce anything […]

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How To Plan a Spring Break Weekend Road Trip

The words “Spring Break” bring to mind images of sandy beaches, poolside drinks, and palm trees. Spending a week in paradise does sound appealing, especially after the heavy weight of winter and the dreaded “polar vortex.” For some families, however, jetting off to a tropical location just isn’t possible. But what if you still crave […]

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