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About this blog: I'm a late thirties mother of a ten-year-old and infant twins. My family moved to Menlo Park 6 years ago from Virginia - where I grew up, went to college, got married, had my first born, and got an MBA (in that order). I'm a manag...  (More)

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Breastfeeding Tips
Jul 22, 2014 8:04 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 8,043

The twins just weaned, so I'm posting what I think will be a final piece on breastfeeding. If you've read some of my other pieces, you know I'm a breastfeeding enthusiast.... More
The mommy hustle
Dec 12, 2013 8:33 am
Comments: 12 | Views: 7,933

Maternity leave has been blissful. At the beginning of my leave, I was focused on the babies' hour-to-hour care and my own recovery - in short, survival. As the... More
The one year milestone
May 20, 2014 7:45 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 7,931

The twins turn one this week. I thought I'd be delighted that their first year was behind us, that we were on our way to more sleep and proud of the robust little... More
Where has our unstructured time gone?
Mar 5, 2014 7:26 pm
Comments: 1 | Views: 7,820

Much has been made of the decline of unstructured time in our kids' lives. Around February... More
Reinventing yourself at work
Mar 10, 2014 10:25 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 7,809

One of the topics we've discussed on this blog is how mothers make it worth their while to return to work after having children, particularly if their responsibilities... More
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