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Giving Forward - Benjamin's Bills

Yesterday was a day full of frustration and defeat. For the millionth time I spent a few hours on the phone with hospitals and Hennepin County fighting for assistance for Ben. 704 more words

Ben's Baby Book

Advice About Advice

Yep, that’s right, we’re about to give you some advice about getting parenting advice. Somebody with an arts degree would probably call this meta-advice, but we don’t need to use fancy words here. 1,890 more words

New Parents

The first 5 things a first time parent should know...

  1. You will be given so many different pieces of advice, in particular across the first 6-12 weeks of bubs life. It’s important to go with your instinct matched with what’s working…
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Let's catch up on this pregnancy, shall we?

Welcome! Hillary here. Thanks for tuning in. I’m currently in the 27th week of my pregnancy and have been sort-of-semi-documenting it all along on my iPhone. 1,735 more words

Baby Book

Weekend Reading Round Up

I don’t think I’d even notice it was the weekend right now except that Mr. G is sitting on the couch watching rugby with Baby on his lap and it’s the middle of the day. 243 more words


It Takes a Village

A recent Huffington Post article has been floating around lately, lamenting the fact that the “villages” that used to raise our children have disappeared. Gone are the days when you opened the door and shooed the children outside with instructions not to return until lunchtime. 443 more words