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The "Perfect" Birth

Y’all, when it comes to birthing, I was perfect. I had a vaginal, un-medicated birth and my daughter was healthy and beautiful. Aren’t you impressed? 1,249 more words

"My Story" Series

My Hungry Birth Story

It occurred to me that I’d never told the story about how I became a bitchin’ suburban mom. So travel with me, if you will, into the past about eight and a half years when we were all younger and thinner and had a lot more patience. 1,926 more words

She's Here!

She’s here! Our final family member arrived on Thursday, February 16th. Ariah (pronounced like “Mariah” without the “M”), completed our family. Honestly, boy or girl, we were done anyway! 914 more words

Working Mom


I have very strong opinions about guacamole. Fortunately for all of our sakes, this isn’t the kind of site devoted to didactic culinary lectures; it’s not that my way is right and your way is wrong. 987 more words


Plans to Make Plans 

I’m a natural planner at heart. There are few things I enjoy more than a well laid (and executed!) plan. In fact, I’ve often been known to make plans to make plans. 312 more words


A Labor and Delivery Story (#2)

My second child was born two weeks and two days late. Since my first was 2 1/2 weeks late, I wasn’t worried when we got to two weeks after my due date. 1,922 more words