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Pregnancy Mantras: 10 Things To Love About Being Pregnant

Pregnancy Mantras: 10 Things To Love About Being Pregnant

Being pregnant sucks sometimes. It’s easy to hate pregnancy when you look in the mirror only to see a body you don’t recognize and have little control over. A body that is morphing into something you’d rather it not — something you spent years prior to falling pregnant avoiding. It’s easy to hate pregnancy when it keeps you up during the wee hours of the morning when everything seems to quiet and hopeless. When everything … Read More

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Your Guide for Flying with Breastmilk & Getting Through TSA

Your Guide for Flying with Breastmilk & Getting Through TSA

In my baby’s first year, I traveled by air 7 times. Only three of those times was I actually with her. Even so, she was exclusively fed breast milk for her first six months (a lot of which was expressed breastmilk from exclusively pumping), and even after we introduced solids, never a drop of formula or cow’s milk did cross her lips. There’s nothing wrong with feeding your baby formula if you’re traveling without your … Read More

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The Top 10 Best Travel Car Seats For Babies Who Pack Light

The Top 10 Best Travel Car Seats For Babies Who Pack Light

This might sound ridiculous, but maybe you can relate. I booked a flight to Austin when Poppy was 10 weeks old. It was Poppy’s first flight (though not her first trip), and Ryan and I were talking plane logistics. I told him that I didn’t want to book her a seat, because I didn’t want to bring her anchor of car seat. So we set out to make a packing list, going through all the … Read More

My Empathy Experiment: How I Did It

My Empathy Experiment: How I Did It

If you were going to pretend to be pregnant for 9 months, how would you do it? Right—gain weight and stop drinking alcohol. Or you might of immediately thought: “Why would anyone do that?” And that’s a fair question. But it’s not today’s topic (if you wanna know why I did this experiment, read this article). Today’s article is about how I did these 9 things to emulate being pregnant. But before you say it, let me explain. … Read More

My Empathy Experiment: Why I Did It

My Empathy Experiment: Why I Did It

Hands down the question I get asked the most often is: “Why would you ever do something like that?” Followed by: “You’re crazy! And god, Sarah must be so insecure to make you do that”. But two things are for sure: I’m not crazy, and Sarah didn’t make me do this (this social experiment was self-imposed). So let me set the record straight on why I purposefully: Gained 30 Pounds of Fat Gave Up Drinking … Read More