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But, Wait, I Thought You Wanted a Little Sister!

My preschooler knew I was pregnant long before I planned to tell her. I’d been waiting to pass the genetic screening before I rocked my kid’s world, yet when I was only five weeks along, she threw her arms around me, looked deeply into my eyes and implored, “Mommy, what are you going to name your […]

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7 Secret Perks of Pregnancy Bed Rest

Those of you who knew me when I was on bed rest with Viv will not believe I am glorifying it now (I hated it!).  But the grass is always greener.  I’d give anything to lay down right now! Most moms will tell you that pregnancy bed rest blows. You’re stuck home alone, like a […]

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My 3-Year-Old’s Obsession with Pregnancy, Pubic Hair and Birth

“Do I have a uterus?” my 3-year-old wants to know. “Yes!” I tell her enthusiastically. “When you’re an adult, if you decide to have a baby, it will grow in your uterus.” “So I have a uterus all day?” “Yes.” “Does Daddy have a uterus?” This is the sort of conversation I have daily with […]

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I Used to be Fun–Now I’m Just Pregnant

I felt super guilty writing this.  I blame hormones.  Checking Facebook this morning, I noticed a cute photo of some friends drinking at a bar, arms around each other, mugging for the camera.  I clicked “like,” but truth be told, I didn’t really like seeing them all having fun without me. I’d been invited to […]

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The Miracle of Life is Gross (And There’s Something Wrong With My Taint)

Always love to have a post up on Scary Mommy.  Just beware, saucy language ahead. “Honey, there’s something wrong with my taint!” I yell to my husband. “Your what?” “My taint. How have you lived to be 39 without…oh, never mind. It’s called the taint because it ain’t the vagina and it ain’t the butt… […]

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