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How to Adjust to Putting Your Baby in Daycare (Or, “I’m not crying! You’re crying!”).

As I mentioned in my previous post, I've gone back to work and the young prince has begun attending daycare 4 days a week. I am aware that this is the best thing I can do to keep him from falling behind developmentally, that he needs the socializing, and because of our schedules he's there… Continue reading How to Adjust to Putting Your Baby in Daycare (Or, “I’m not crying! You’re crying!”).

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Mom Guilt, or, Why I Feel Terrible About Working.

I've been a stay at home mom off and on since just before Seth was born.  I've worked a few months intermittently but it was always shift work or something I could adjust the hours on to still be home a large chunk of time.  While I won't say I'm a great mom, I love… Continue reading Mom Guilt, or, Why I Feel Terrible About Working.

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Dogs and a Baby: Why no one is going up for adoption.

When Jake and I went public with our pregnancy, nothing went quite like we expected.  One of the most shocking issues was the number of people who asked when we were going to get rid of our dogs.  Some offered to take them for us (thanks I guess...?) but many felt we should just drop… Continue reading Dogs and a Baby: Why no one is going up for adoption.