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A love song for Beaba

A love song for Beaba

Fact: I have the coolest shit.   My friend Beth is the best aunt to...

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Sleeping through the night

Sleeping through the night

When Hazel was born, she ate pretty often, like most babies do. Though, unlike...

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Man, f*** you, Time magazine

Man, f*** you, Time magazine

I’ll be honest and say that I’m lazy and almost didn’t write anything...

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So, turns out I’m kind of a jerk

So, turns out I’m kind of a jerk

A little while ago I wrote a post about breastfeeding in which I told you...

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Trust

Trust

“I am very worried.” She said. “I think that Hazel is truly in distress....

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Beyonce’s breastfeeding in pub...

Beyonce’s breastfeeding in public

I had a dream last night that Beyonce married into my extended family. Let’s...

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We’re post-sleep

We’re post-sleep

Sleep deprivation does crazy things to you. That’s why in the military they...

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I’m still a LADY, ok?

I’m still a LADY, ok?

Parenthood happens in stages. Like grief. There’s the beginning (primary...

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All or nothing is dumb

All or nothing is dumb

We all know there are only two kinds of moms, right? There are moms...

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African babies don’t cry (or, why my...

African babies don’t cry (or, why my daughter sleeps in our bed)

  This is really about adults sleeping with babies and less about Africa,...

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Oh, Diastasis, you kind of ruined my...

Oh, Diastasis, you kind of ruined my life (or at least my waistline)

This photo was taken around 2 weeks postpartum. At the time I was thankful...

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When a doula has a baby: part 2

When a doula has a baby: part 2

In my last post, I wrote about what it was like to have a baby after attending...