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and the Moms Who Live Here

Author Archive | Rebecca L.

Mother holding up daughter on a beach with Golden Gate Bridge in the background

11 Signs You’re a San Francisco Mom

Moms living in San Francisco come in all shapes and sizes but raising kids here does give us a few things in common. Here are 11 signs you’re a San Francisco Mom. You’ve been asked 7,000 times if you’ve joined Golden Gate Mothers Group. You’ve considered buying a tether to connect yourself to your stroller […]

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Boy (6-7) shouting through paper megaphone

Quiz :: How Loud is Your Kid?

All kids are loud, but some of them are really loud — actually, too loud. I have one of those kids, and I have another one who falls under the normal-loud volume level. I also come from an above-average-volumed family, so I consider myself an expert on the nuances of the loud talker. If you’re […]

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Here’s Why I’m Taking More Selfies

About five years ago, I took a set of boudoir photos, courtesy of a really good deal on Groupon. It was the “in” thing to do at the time, and my reasoning for it was that I would never be this young again or have this pre-kid body, so why not capture it for posterity? […]

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The Load of Laundry That Broke Me

I could hear my kids playing in the living room, the noise of toy firetrucks whirling, telling me that they were safely occupied. I thought to myself, Whew, I can get dressed in peace this morning. Then, I came out of my room and saw the heap of clothes in the middle of the floor […]

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Quiz :: What Your Laundry Style Says About You

Summertime makes me think of sunscreen-scented clothing, sandy beach towels and laundry, lots and lots of laundry. The loads seem to increase exponentially, as do the stained clothes. Grass, dirt and popsicle stains are all signs of a good summer, but how you handle them shows more than what kind of laundress you are. Take […]

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