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Wordless Wednesday: 1st Birthday & 4 Generations at the Nutcracker

Welcome to Wordless Wednesday! This weekend was a big one! On Saturday, we celebrated Patrick’s first birthday. (as well as our first Nursiversary!) Living in California means we were still able to have his party outside at a local park that is AWESOME so the kids could enjoy the sunshine and the the trees, despite … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Labor Day at the San Francisco Zoo

  Welcome to Wordless Wednesday! Sunday marked the two year anniversary of my father’s passing. Septembers are hard for me (and the rest of the family) because of the timing of the holidays surrounding it, (click through here for more) but one advantage in the timing is that the holiday guarantees that we all have … Continue reading

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Udder Bullsh*t: Award Winning Blogger, Author and Artist Behind Hathor, The Cow Goddess Banned From Facebook During World Breastfeeding Week (and she emailed ME!)

It’s my birthday today. I was just writing about how the whole thing has got me bummed, since one of the last smiling pictures of my dad ever taken was with my sister and I, a month before he died on my birthday in 2010. To make matters worse, the baby hasn’t been sleeping well. … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: World Breastfeeding Week

  Welcome to Wordless Wednesday! August 1-7th is World Breastfeeding Week: 2012 Marks 10 years! Check out http://worldbreastfeedingweek.org/ for more!   photo courtesy of: Live With Purpose While I support breastfeeding, I am moreover an advocate of making informed decisions children and of supporting the (informed) choices other parents make, even ones that differ from my … Continue reading

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Conceiving & Grieving: Why I’ll Be Breastfeeding This Father’s Day

Breastfeeding and Father’s Day: The two may not be linked for most people, but for me, they are two equal and opposite parts that equal the same whole.I started writing this post even before bringing getting banned from Facebook for posting a breastfeeding photo over Memorial Day weekend, which gave me even more time, opportunity and drive to examine … Continue reading