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Pregnant at 30 vs. Pregnant at 40: The Top 5 Differences

I was pregnant exactly 10 years ago with Ava. Being pregnant at 30 vs. being pregnant at 40 are two entirely different experiences. Naturally, I thought things would be just as easy this time as it was before, but boy was I wrong. Here are my top 5 differences of being pregnant at 30 vs. […]


The great headband incident

Ava was BFFs with a little girl at after school care for several weeks who, one day, decided she didn’t like Ava anymore. Ava was crushed. She said she didn’t do anything to provoke this behavior and still wanted to be friends. This isn’t the first time this has happened. What makes it OK for […]


Why no Wino Wednesday?

This morning at the bus stop, Ava threw her arms around me and gave me a puzzled look. “Have you been eating a lot, mama?” she asked as she poked my stomach with her pointy little finger. I was dumbstruck. But she was right. I have been eating a lot. And drinking a lot of […]

Sense of Self

I am … Old School Blogging

Just when I thought I’d not be able to get words on the page, I came across this month’s Old School Blogging prompt from co-hosts Elaine at The Miss Elaine-ous Life and Angela from Jumping With My Fingers Crossed. If you’d like to link up, copy the first two words of each sentence (because my blog style […]