Category Archives: Baby

A Lazy Lament

Parenting During the Work Week By Every Working Parent Ever I get home from work at about 5:30 PM.  Mike, having just put Libby down for a short late-afternoon nap, is taking his first deep breath since picking the baby up on … Continue reading

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Returning to Work

When I get sad, I stop being sad and be awesome instead.  True story. -Barney Stinson, How I Met Your Mother Tomorrow is the big day.  After 8.5 weeks at home with Libby, I am returning to the workforce. When … Continue reading

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Greetings from the Homeland! The grandparents and great-grandparents have been begging to see Libby before I go back to work, since it will be several months before we are able to come home again.  Since Mike is back at school … Continue reading

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I’d Rather Be Fast Than Skinny

I haven’t lost a pound since Libby was two weeks old. There are two ways to lose weight: A) decreasing calories, or B) increasing activity. While there are many women who claim breastfeeding helps them lose their baby weight quickly, I … Continue reading

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Pregnant vs. Post-Pregnant

While I didn’t keep a defined exercise routine while pregnant, I did do a fair amount of running.  Usually my runs were just short jaunts with the dogs often mixed with walking, but on two occasions I pinned on a … Continue reading

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