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Falling in Love

(Several of my friends have recently become new mothers. As I rejoice with them in their discovery of this wondrous thing called motherhood, I am reminded of my own first steps on this endless journey. In honor of fiercely beautiful and strong new mothers like Fotu, Vivienne, Manuia and soon-to-be Vanessa - I am sharing… Continue reading Falling in Love

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A Hate List – Or is it?

You're BOTTLE FEEDING your baby!? You BAD BAD mother!My little bro and his significant other are going to be parents very soon - for the very first time. ( Congratulations!) In honor of their impending sleepless nights and exhaustion fuelled days, I composed a list. It began as a Hate List of all the complaints… Continue reading A Hate List – Or is it?