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A Soda-Free Life?

A Soda-Free Life?

My good friend D and I are instituting No Coke February to try to kick our soda habit for good. (Though I do wish it was November so we could be doing No Coke November. Much better ring to it.) But these pounds are not going to lose themselves. I’ve written about body acceptance after baby and […]

My 1-Year-Old

My 1-Year-Old

If one more person says “that was fast!” in regard to my babe turning 1, I may just be forced to say what I really think. And it’s probably not what I’m supposed to say, think or feel. No, it was NOT fast. It was a long, slow 365 days filled with more changes and upheaval than […]

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The Seven Stroller Stereotypes …

The Seven Stroller Stereotypes …

… as observed by this Manhattan mom. Disclaimer: None of these are necessarily true, just like any stereotype. OK, here we go. What Your NYC Stroller Says About You 1. Bugaboo: “Look how much money I have!” 2. Uppababy Vista: “I’m trendy! And this is pretty much my car, so …” 3. Uppababy Cruz: “I’m […]

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On New Moms … and Our New Bodies

On New Moms … and Our New Bodies

I recently had the opportunity to write a guest blog post for Seraphine Maternity about anything pregnancy or mom-related. I chose to write about body image and, ultimately, acceptance, after having a baby. I was also lucky enough to reunite with my favorite photographer, Brenna Britton, who shot baby K at 3 weeks, and then […]

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The best problem to have

The best problem to have

My kid cannot stop smiling at me. K has come a long way since I was finding my contacts in the refrigerator six weeks ago. We’re all sleeping better and my now 9-week-old bean has sprouted the cutest little personality. No one tells you just how tough the first weeks of having a newborn can […]

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Life, turned upside down

Life, turned upside down

I have no idea what day it is. I have a new appreciation for peeing alone, 4 a.m. and the dry cycle after a pedicure. I’ve been wearing three pairs of the same black stretchy pants for weeks. I watch Friends and Full House reruns on DVR almost exclusively as they’re all my fried brain […]

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