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When Pregnancy Is Terrifying

Trigger warning: miscarriage and stillbirth. I am blessed to be 20 weeks pregnant with my third pregnancy. But as I sit here and type this, I simultaneously feel kicks and feel very disconnected. My first pregnancy was lost a few days shy of 17 weeks. It was a devastating loss that we felt blindsided by. […]

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week in review

Friday Faves & Finds (3.30.18)

Happy Friday! Who is loving this weather? What a difference a week makes for temperatures in SF! This weekend there will be egg hunts (and sticky chocolate-covered fingers) galore! I still need to pick up plastic Easter eggs so we can do an allergy safe egg hunt at home (food allergy mom here). We also […]

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April 2018 Guide to Kid-Friendly Events in San Francisco

Our contributor Laura, from SFMamaKoala.com, created this month’s guide. She’s a San Francisco native who’s in the know on all things family-friendly around the city. Check out her big list of events below! Spring is in full swing! Check out the seasonal re-opening of the Mission Community Market and the grand opening of the improved Moscone […]

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week in review

Friday Faves & Finds (2.23.18)

Yay for the weekend! This weekend my husband and I are hosting my son’s birthday party at Recess – Urban Recreation, and I can’t wait to celebrate our little boy! In preparation I’ll be busy making yummy vegan cupcakes – if you have any vegan, or egg/dairy allergic friends, they will love this recipe. What […]

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What I Love About Being a Mom Blogger

A little over a year ago, I was a burnt out stay at home mom stuck in a weekday rut. Make breakfast, spend time with the baby, put him down for the night, cook dinner, clean up the kitchen (sort of), and then (finally!) enjoy a little (too little) end of the day me-time. Except, […]

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Avoid the Battle – How to Deal with a Picky Eater

I’ve decided to call a truce. I’ve decided it’s unfair to say my toddler is a picky eater. So what that he doesn’t like every meal I put in front of him? I like certain foods and dishes more than others, too. We should help our children discover nutritious foods they enjoy, not judge their […]

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Glass Half Full: Choosing Gratitude in Motherhood

The air is getting cooler, and Thanksgiving is around the corner. It’s easy to feel sentimental when surrounded by family and eating pumpkin pie, but how can we give thanks in the everyday moments of parenting? More specifically, how can we give thanks when motherhood is hard? Maybe it’s just a shift in how we […]

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