Category Archives: Family

Late-term breech baby, Part 2

Before we left the hospital after the first (unsuccessful) version, the clinic’s surgeon came in to talk to us and schedule attempted version number 2 for this Monday. He explained to us that this time, were I to want to … Continue reading

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Adventures in late-term pregnancy

It was last Tuesday, the day before we were officially 39 weeks, and I’d gone into the clinic, where I’ve gotten my parallel care since the beginning of my pregnancy, before we’d even really planned on having a home birth. … Continue reading

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Homemade Laundry Detergent

Ahh, sweet maternity leave. Finally time to attack all the projects I’ve been meaning to get to, but never had energy left after an 8-hour work day with a giant belly. I’ll spare you the details of how I changed … Continue reading

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“You mean your breasts?”

“You mean your breasts? That’s what you can say that would be much more polite.” I just got told by a 9-year-old. Peanut’s now 33 1/2 weeks and what I have always been afraid would happen (that an old rib … Continue reading

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Stir Fry!

The family was hungry as soon as they picked me up from the bus stop last night, so I wanted to get some dinner going that would come together somewhat quickly. I was inspired all day by one of our … Continue reading

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Moving On Up — A St. Patrick’s Day Moving Adventure

We moved into our new place this weekend! While I’m bummed that we no longer have the super adorable red countertops in the kitchen, I’m not terribly heartbroken to be given up the mold issue we discovered a bit over … Continue reading

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My Mama’s Granola Recipe

This recipe is based on the Blair House Granola recipe, with some minor modifications. Ingredients (5 cups): 1/4 cup oil 1/4 cup honey (can’t wait ’til farmer’s market for local honey!) 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 t. vanilla 1/4 … Continue reading

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