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Child, Mirror, Guru

People wonder, why should I have a baby? One reason is, they teach you so much. Children teach you that people are unpredictable. Maybe some babies run like clockwork, but we can’t predict if ours will wake up at 5:38, … Continue reading

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“It goes fast!”

I am sorry to do this, and I won’t do it often—use this blog as a platform for a rant—but I’ve got to respond to a message I’m being bombarded with that merits a little constructive deconstruction: “It goes fast.” … Continue reading

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The Mystique of Mom’s Closet

On the rare occasion I let our 1-year-old daughter peek inside my bedroom closet, she gets so excited. She shrieks with delight at my bras hanging from a carousel, and loves to take each of my shoes off the racks, … Continue reading

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Where The Id Takes Me

What’s most marvelous to me about having a baby is being able to witness pure id, personified. It is manifested in the baby’s jump from smiles to tears. She cannot express herself in words. So, when Junior from Big Apple … Continue reading

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Inward Bound

This is a follow-up to yesterday’s post. It dawned on me that what I really need is inspiration, not encouragement. Whether pounds or pain, what really motivates me to move? My hubby wasn’t being mean, he’s made of sugar. I … Continue reading

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Your Best is Pretty Darn Good

My husband gives me shit for not exercising enough. For several months, I was taking this awesome, rigorous workout class called IntenSati, where I had to bring a towel to mop the sweat. It’s been in the news as a … Continue reading

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Fifteen Differences between Corporate Lackey Me and Stay-at-Home-Mom Me: Drink more. More relaxed. Cry less. Get outdoors more. Home-cooked food has become the norm. When takeout was the norm, I didn’t feel as energetic, balanced, or in love with my … Continue reading

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