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4 Steps to Finding Daycare

4 Steps to Finding Daycare

This time, last year, I was preparing to return to work from maternity leave. My plan had been to return to work after three months, August 12, 2015, to be exact. I had a few leads from an earlier search in February, but nothing contracted. I built a spreadsheet to track the dozen or so […]

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Father and daughter rubbing noses

Ode to Our Fathers

No card or movie or Lifetime special can truly capture what our fathers mean to us. Rather than focus on my own experiences, I wanted to write about what the other mothers found important too. What follows is a collection of lessons learned, musings, and memories about our fathers and our spouses. It is our […]

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Baker pressing pie dough in dish

The Joy of Cooking and Being a New Mom

I love to cook. I love to bake. If there’s a bake sale at work, I am participating. I plan my Thanksgiving menu around Labor Day. I devour food magazines the way others devour fashion magazines, though I love those too. I’ve spent Saturday mornings picking out meat to marinate that night for Sunday night […]

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