Hair Today

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When Quinn was born, she had little more than a fine layer of peach fuzz on her head. Two other friends had babies at around the same time (one two weeks earlier and one three...

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Traveling with a Baby

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We recently returned from an almost two-week trip to Italy. By “recently,” I mean a week ago, as it has taken us that long to finally feel settled again, and it has taken that long...

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Our nights have not been great lately. Some nights, Quinn will wake constantly throughout the night and want to nurse. This is made easier by the fact that she sleeps in the bed with us and all she has to do is roll over and snuggle up next to me. However, I don’t sleep through...

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A few days ago, I stumbled onto this clip from the Bethenny Frankel show. This clip’s a bit old, but the opinions in it are the same old, recycled nonsense that I can’t seem to escape in news stories and discussions about extended breastfeeding. “Once the baby can ask for it, I think it’s time...

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I’m introducing a new feature here on Anarchy in the Sandbox: A weekly roundup of natural parenting resources to help you discover the stories and other items of note that you might have missed. I’ll try to do these every Friday, but as a parent, I’ve quickly learned that schedules are kind of arbitrary. At...

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I’ve never been one to make New Year’s resolutions. I tend to think making resolutions is a silly exercise that just makes us feel like we’re doing something even when we have no intention of making real change. Whether we realize it or not, most often, the resolution is a substitution for action. I tend...

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The day that I have been thinking about all year is here: My little bebe is no longer a bebe. She is one! Not only is she one, but she has turned into a toddler in every way: She is walking. She is grabbing everything and taking it for herself. She refuses to share. She...

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