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What to expect when you’re expecting: more panic attacks.

Yesterday I strapped my baby girl in the Ergo to get my fix.  Not quite smack, but pretty damn close.  The very last day of the delectable Smores cupcake at Sprinkles. Graham cracker-lined Belgian dark chocolate cake filled with bittersweet … Continue reading

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Apparently I’m not normal

I don’t know if I was born with some missing chromosomes or what, but there are a few “mom issues” that I don’t seem to get. 1.  I don’t mind when the little old lady in the Target checkout line … Continue reading

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Parenting upstream

When Gavin was born, my ass was quickly kicked by Motherhood.  Breastfeeding gave me the one, two punch.  Attempt to implement a schedule?  Uppercut.  Colic was the roundhouse kick to the face, just for good measure.  I waved my white … Continue reading

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If you are free tonight, God, I have a favor to ask

Dear god: I am so very sorry for laughing at moms who told tales of children over a year not sleeping through the night.  Please ask your fiery torture administrator (aka my daughter) to back off.  She not only doesn’t … Continue reading

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What I lost during March Madness

Today is the first (real) day of March Madness.  Oh, how my former self LOVED March Madness.  The gluttony of competition.  The plethora of hope.  Rooting for the underdogs.  Keeping score, talking smack, spending your day at a sports bar. … Continue reading

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Flapjack Redemption

I love pancakes.  Light, fluffy, buttery pancakes.  Buttermilk.  Multi-grain.  Stuffed with berries or bananas.  Definitely chocolate chips.  When I was pregnant with Gavin I ate them for every single meal during my first trimester.  Sadly they were all delivered from … Continue reading

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the book thief (wordless wednesday)

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