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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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I Haven’t Lost My Baby Weight {And Why I Don’t Care}

My son is 10 months old now, and I haven’t lost all my baby weight. My inner voice has had plenty to say about this. It’s told me I’ve gone too long, I don’t have any more excuses, it’s almost been a year, blah blah blah. And do you know what? Whenever I hear that […]

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