health

A starry night’s sleep

January 18, 2011

I have a little secret. Since Christmas, bedtime with Jackson has been…quiet. The monitor has been filled with silence, or gentle babbling, 98% of the time. I put Jackson down, close the door, and that’s it. So what’s the secret? Well, I’m pretty sure it’s this guy: This is the Twilight Turtle. He’s pretty awesome. […]

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What’s the harm if my bra doesn’t fit?

March 25, 2010

I spent a boatload of money on bras this week. Gah, just typing that kills me a little inside. I loathe spending money on bras, and that feeling is amplified by the fact that I’m currently nursing and so I’m pretty sure that all the bras I just bought won’t fit me when I’m done […]

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ControverSunday: Vaccines!

February 21, 2010

This week’s ControverSunday is all about one of the biggest controversies in the parenting world–vaccines! Let’s piss some people off, shall we? There was never any doubt in our minds that Jackson would get vaccinated, with the recommended full schedule. We toyed briefly with the idea of delaying vaxs or spacing them a little, but that […]

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Tips for c-section recovery

October 19, 2009

One of the things I found really frustrating about my c-section was the lack of information I could find on recovery. Oh, sure, there was stuff about the first few days–the days in the hospital, and the first few days home–but I found it hard to find those little tips and tricks that I had […]

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Age is one ugly bitch

January 9, 2009

You know what’s hard about getting older? Watching your family get older. It’s fucking heartbreaking. And it about did me in over the holidays. I’ve mentioned on here that my mom is awesome. That my mom and I have an amazing relationship (that we know we’re lucky to have and have cultivated over the years). […]

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