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RIP “The Peaceful Shit”

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One thing that pregnancy books neglect to tell you when your precious little bun is in the oven is that you will never again be able to take a peaceful shit. It’s not enough that you’re creating life and all the wonder and joy that stems from doing so. It’s not enough that you feel like … Read More.

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Tips on introducing your newborn to an established pet.

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Barley’s stomach is making sounds like a fighting squirrel as he lays down next to my desk and I’m brought back to the day I brought our first “child” home. Barley, our German Shepherd, is our first child. We had gotten him from a friend as a 6 week old puppy 8 years ago. Neither … Read More.

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On Choosing Baby Names

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On discovering we were pregnant, one of the first books I got was on baby names. My husband and I really try not to belabor inconsequential things. When you’re commuting 3 hours / day, thinking of a new career path while you’re growing by cubic feet daily, it didn’t seem like finding the name was … Read More.