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Four Under Four

I have been sick for what feels like forever. I had that terrible virus that was going around town. I got it not only once but twice. I didn’t even know it was possible to give a virus to your family and get it back again. It was terrible. I…

Ask Jacque

ASK JACQUE: Dogs, Toddlers, & Snacks

No Dogs Allowed My husband has wanted a dog for a few years now, and we discussed doing it after we had kids. We wanted to be able to travel a bunch and enjoy spending time with friends, without being worried about having an animal to take care of. Well,…

Pregnancy

9 Tips for Baby Shower Gifts

I’ve been to countless baby showers by now, and I feel like it’s time to impart some wisdom regarding the dos and don’ts of baby shower gift giving. Do NOT give blankets, stuffed animals, or other suffocation hazards. They are not allowed to be around babies because they contribute to…

Pregnancy Self-Care

11 Ways to Get Through Morning Sickness

Let’s first begin by acknowledging that “morning sickness” is a plague upon women that can strike at any time, or in my case, it could be 24 hours a day, seven days a week. But from suffering comes perspective and from perspective comes wisdom. So let me impart what I’ve…

Body Image Food Pregnancy

Food is a Gift

I’ve struggled with my relationship with food for most of my life, but pregnancy had a huge impact. I learned that food is a gift, not the enemy. I spent several years, before becoming pregnant, with a nutritionist and therapist working through body image issues that stemmed from childhood. I…

Pregnancy

Pregnancy Round 2

I found out I was pregnant the day before my husband’s 30th birthday, March 31st. We’d been trying for a few months; each month’s period bringing a depressing reminder that most people can’t have unprotected sex just once and get pregnant with twins. It was really odd for me to…