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Thirty, Wordy and Surviving

I entered my thirties last spring— a time of flowers, happiness, and new life. “Thirty, flirty and thriving!” are the words that accompanied a few of my birthday wishes. If that phrase doesn’t ring a bell, we can’t be friends. I’m KIDDING— we can totally be friends! It’s from the movie 13 Going On 30, […]

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6 Things I Learned During Postpartum Depression

It was 4am.On my dining table in front of me were a breast pump, a bowl of ice cream and a six-year-old’s scattered toys that were staring me down. “Why didn’t you put us up?” asked the messy-haired doll. “I’m fattening, you know,” said the high-calorie dessert. “You need to pump more,” insisted the pump. […]

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My Favorite Teacher is My Child

Would you believe me if I told you that my teacher is only six years old? Well, believe it or not, my teacher is only six years old. My daughter unknowingly teaches me something every day. I learn from her constantly, not by watching her habits or listening to her stories (although her stories do […]