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I’m pretty angsty about my hair. I’m a natural blonde, but it’s getting darker. I was dying it red for years, then finally decided to go back to my “natural” color — or at least...

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Shoppin’ Fools

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Quinn and I went to a kids’ consignment extravaganza today. It was around her nap time, but Chris was grumpy, so I took her with me and hoped she’d nap in the carrier. She did...

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I never had a ring sling when Quinn was born. In fact, I didn’t even know what they were called. A few days after she was born, I went out looking for one of those “wrap-type carriers.” I ended up buying a Baby K’Tan, which was great for a couple of months. I started learning...

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Oy. I meant to post this like a week ago, but I’ve been in and out of the sickness all week. (Not sure what’s going down — just feeling weird and tired and quasi-depressed. I thought hormones, but now I’m congested, so who knows.) Anyway, Chris and I mosied over to Tennessee this week to...

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Nine years ago today, I got married. Wait. NINE YEARS AGO TODAY I got married. What?! How in the HELL have I been married for 9 years?? Sometimes I talk to my friends who are in their 20s — wait, I still have friends who are in their 20s? *sigh* — or just friends who...

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on in Breastfeeding

This video has been making the rounds, and it’s fantastic. It says a lot about the double standard we have created for the baring of breasts in public: OK for advertising but taboo for breastfeeding. OK for titillation but taboo for nourishment. It also speaks to the politicization of formula feeding and the healthcare ramifications...

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$6 and 20 minutes = One fabulous little dress! I’m thinking of changing the straps so they are just plain straps since the bows bother her and they seem a little frilly. Overall, though, I think it’s adorable! (Also, please forgive the orange color. That wall is bright!)...

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