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I write this post in the sense of having a conversation with a girlfriend- a girlfriend who is starting to think about trying for a baby. I want to make that clear. Charting your basal body temperature is, quite possibly, the most non-invasive, low commitment way to determine your body’s cycle to increase your odds …

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Having a colicky baby is tough and tired business no matter what, but it’s unnecessary, cruel and unusual hell for first time mothers. We’re neurotic, worried, tired, possibly hurting because there are stitches in our VAGINAS (or perhaps a gaping hole in our stomachs), and we feel like we don’t know what in the fresh …

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I’ve hit the third trimester craziness. This includes: thoroughly stuffed to starving vibrantly happy to woefully sad bursts of energy to falling asleep on the couch periods of insane productivity to absolute laziness in minutes. But never mind all that, there’s still plenty to do to prepare for Baby! And there are lots of ways …

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I have been a dad for 15 months. I won’t sugar coat anything – it’s a marathon. Sometimes you hit a stride and it’s smooth sailing, but at other times (3am, running on no sleep, the night before a big meeting at work) you hit the wall! Sleep deprivation, lack of patience, and a yearning …

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