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Best All-Natural Skincare Products

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Our skin absorbs up to 60% of what we apply to it in the matter of seconds. And where other countries have upwards of 1300 chemicals banned from their beauty industries… we have… ELEVEN. So when it comes to skincare, we’re pretty much slathering on WHO KNOWS WHAT. And then, that who knows what, is going right into our bodies! Holy Toxin Hell…. More

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Blog Series: Is It Normal?

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I’ve come to realize that a LOT of parenting centers around one question: “Is it normal?” What I mean here is that I constantly find myself asking this question (to the pediatrician, the nanny, my mom friends, my mom…), either in relation to something happening with Flynn or my postpartum journey. As parents, we desire constant reassurance that whatever hiccups we’re facing are indeed NORMAL and expected, but I’m also realizing that this is a relative term. Maybe the only thing that’s “normal” is freaking out on a regular basis…. More

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Ten

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The double-digits age is finally here for my only child—my son—and as it settles, I am forced to welcome it like a permanent guest in my home, wreaking turbulence in my predictable day-to-day. There is a distinct politeness to this permanent house guest that no parent ever misses. It makes sure you are slowly acquainted with it even before its official arrival. As a mother, I have seen its shadow peeking every so often in the past six months. At first I was in denial of it but the more I recognized it, the stronger I fought knowing full well this is a futile battle…. More

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Real Birth Stories: My 31 Week C-Section

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If you are anything like me, you have likely read about a kazillion birth stories since the moment you found out you were pregnant for the first time. I have read everything from accidental unassisted homebirths to hospital horror stories; from beautiful water births to straightforward c-sections. I don’t know that I have read many details about preterm c-sections…. More

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