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Sticking It To Aunt Flow: Having A Happier Period

Ah, Aunt Flow, The Woman Flu, Code Red, The Crimson Wave, “That” Time of the Month, My Cycle, The Painters are Coming this Week, Moon Cycle, and my personal favorite: Shark Week.  No matter what you call it, your menstrual period is a monthly reminder that your body is cleaning house and keeping your reproductive… Continue reading Sticking It To Aunt Flow: Having A Happier Period

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I Am Enough

Teacher: a person who educates, protects, and cares for children. Mother: a person who educates, protects, and cares for children.   My mother is a special education teacher. My aunt was an administrator. Several of my cousins are teachers. A ton of my friends are teachers. I am a teacher. We are also all parents.… Continue reading I Am Enough

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Doing the Breaststroke

Do you remember being a non-crunchy mom and how you felt when those super crunchy women would leave you horror struck by telling you things like: “Yes, I consumed my placenta after birth…”*** Or…  “I no longer buy toilet paper.”*** I was totally that woman when it came to sharing interesting facts about breastmilk. ***Placenta… Continue reading Doing the Breaststroke

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Saving Your Undercarriage: Taking Care of You Postpartum

Okay, so you’re getting ready to have your first baby (or maybe your seventh, we don’t judge) and you’ve set up nursing and diapering stations around the house,  washed the baby clothes, found a place for ALL THE THINGS you registered for, (Why did you register for so much stuff? Only a few things will… Continue reading Saving Your Undercarriage: Taking Care of You Postpartum

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Dear Antepartum Me: Back Away From The Bumbo

  Dear Antepartum Me, Hello! This is your post-partum self. It’s been two years since you’ve had your baby (and yes, I promise, he DID eventually come out; although, it wasn’t easy, and he did come out facing the wrong way…BUT that’s a story for another time…) and I’ve been thinking lately how much I… Continue reading Dear Antepartum Me: Back Away From The Bumbo

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Cloth Diapers: The Gateway Drug of Green Living

  I don’t know if anyone’s ever warned you, but cloth diapering is often the gateway drug of green living. You start cloth diapering thinking, “Oh, look HOW CUTE! I love this color! Ooo! Look at that print! Look at me! I’m saving the earth!” What you don’t realize is that once you’ve started making… Continue reading Cloth Diapers: The Gateway Drug of Green Living