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Baby G and I survived our sixth flight together. Someone is thrilled to be reunited with her dad. We waited an hour for our bags at the airport and allowed Baby G to crawl around on the floor near baggage claim. A few people gave me disapproving looks but I was too tired to care.…
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Scarily veering into the land of Mom Jeans

It took me about seven months to lose my pregnancy weight. The last time I weighed myself (about a month ago), I was one pound under what I weighed before being pregnant. Wahoo! So then, answer me this: Why can’t I wear my old jeans? My theory is my biology is on to me now.…
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Scarily veering into the land of Mom Jeans

It took me about seven months to lose my pregnancy weight. The last time I weighed myself (about a month ago), I was one pound under what I weighed before being pregnant. Wahoo! So then, answer me this: Why can’t I wear my old jeans? My theory is my biology is on to me now.…
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How to fly with a baby

Flying with a baby in tow is rough. Baby G endured her fifth flight today. She only kicked the passenger next to us 367 times. I apologized; he didn’t complain. Really, she’s getting too big to hang out on my lap the whole time, but because I’m too cheap to buy her a seat, this…
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My first day as a stay-at-home mom

Today is my first day as a stay-at-home mom. Early this morning, my first subconscious waking thoughts were about what I might wear to work today. Typical Monday morning thoughts. Would the baby sleep in long enough for me to sneak in the shower? What would I pack for lunch? What stories am I working…
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