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I am super excited to announce that I'll be coming to the BOLD (Birth on Labor Day) 5th Anniversary event in New York City! Playwright Karen Brody extended a VIP invitation and I couldn't refuse the... Read Full Post
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Yesterday I read a fascinating--and somewhat disturbing--New York Times Magazine article about twin-to-singleton pregnancy reductions. Formerly only used to reduce triplets, quadruplets, and above,... Read Full Post
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Twitter phenom Feminist Hulk recently spoke with Ms. magazine about giving birth. Turns out she's a PhD student from the University of Iowa, where I did my degree! I've been away long enough that we'... Read Full Post
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Zari got kicked out of Sunday School today. I love saying that. And it's true. So here's the back story: we go to a 3-hour block of meetings on Sundays. The first hour is the main worship service,... Read Full Post
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I love my new house, but I have a love-hate relationship with the yard. When we closed a few months ago, the property looked like a jungle. Vines were growing all over the house and carriage house.... Read Full Post
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It's been a whirlwind past few weeks. I applied to teach a section of freshman composition, got accepted, and have been in new faculty orientation this week. Eric has been super helpful: taking the... Read Full Post
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A friend of mine (actually, the friend who helped introduce me to my husband!) just wrote to me with a request. She had a vaginal birth, and then two cesareans, and is thinking of having a fourth. So... Read Full Post
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So many changes start once your baby reaches 3 months. In the last two months, Inga started laughing (first laugh at 3 1/2 months when I was playing "patty-cake" with her feet), discovered her hands... Read Full Post
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Last summer, we traveled to Park City, Utah for a family reunion. The return flight from Salt Lake City was overbooked. We volunteered to be bumped (in exchange for $900 in airline vouchers!). The... Read Full Post

 
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