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No Mustache, No Problem: Supporting Movember and Men's Health

No Mustache, No Problem: Supporting Movember and Men’s Health

November is the only time of year that I might tolerate my husband growing facial hair. While I’m not a fan of mustaches, beards, or goatees, I’m happy to support a good cause. By growing mustaches, Movember is an annual event to raise awareness about men’s health issues, like prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and mental health. […]

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I Have a Girl Crush: 4 Reasons My OB/GYN Rocks

Pre-pregnancy, I asked for obstetrician (OB/GYN) recommendations from my close friends and coworkers. I did all the research. So when my husband and I found out we were pregnant with our first baby, I patted myself on the back for finding the best of the best. My OB/GYN was intelligent, confident, and supportive. And at […]

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A Letter to My Husband on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a heart-warming holiday filled with flowers, chocolate and candlelit dinners. Our kids get excited about sharing valentines with their classmates. We try to decide if these valentines will be store-bought or Pinterest-worthy. There are many variations of the history of St. Valentine and how his story evolved into a production of love notes […]

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Why I Quit: Confessions of a Non-Breastfeeding Mama

I remember the first time I quit breastfeeding. My only pumping break that day was interrupted by an emergency in the operating room. When I finally left the hospital (14 hours after I last pumped), I was painfully engorged. I began pumping in the car and drove home crying. The second time I quit was less […]

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Thanksgiving Kids Crafts: DIY Autumn Leaves Wall Decor

Thanksgiving Kids Crafts: DIY Autumn Leaves Wall Decor Fall is in full-swing. Autumn leaves are falling, my blanket scarves are out of storage, and I’ve begun planning the Thanksgiving menu (Ok, let’s be real… so far, I know we’ll be having turkey!) We moved into our house earlier this year and I’ve been ever-so-slowly trying to decorate and add […]

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