Category Archives: Family

Rhythm| Week 12

Okay, so I obviously fell off the one-post-per-week bandwagon. Truth be told, as I type this now, it’s Week 20! Looking back, I can’t even remember exactly why I stopped. I’ve been storing ideas in my head like it’s a vault; I just never committed them to writing. Although I don’t have a story for every week, I […]

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Holistic Healing | Week 9

We’re a little over two weeks into the dairy-free experiment, and I’m still dubious. I had my final midwife visit last week, and she got to witness Ainsley’s “spirit” first-hand. Within seconds, she asked whether I had taken her for an adjustment. I was embarrassed to admit that I have not. I saw my chiropractor […]

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No More Novelty | Week 8

This week could be memorialized by all sorts of things. Ainsley’s sleep suddenly became more organized, thereby making life a little more predictable. I started exercising. Well, I started walking 30-45 minutes in the neighborhood. For this OCD runner, it doesn’t really feel like “exercise,” but I know it’s exactly what I need right now. […]

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Seeing the Light | Week 7

I’m probably stating the obvious here, but having a newborn is hard. Every day feels like Groundhog Day. I nurse her, change diapers, comfort her when she cries (which is a LOT with this little one), and hope that I’ll have time to take a shower. Not to mention trying to squeeze in just a […]

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Milk Madness | Week 6

Confession :: Miss A is not the happiest baby on the block. In fact, I’d venture to guess she is one of the least happy babies in the Town. I haven’t wanted to talk about it because somehow I feel like a failure. Isn’t that weird? I’m not sure where this idea that “good” parents […]

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