I blame the Greeks, I blame Electra

So much of what we learn in school is never put to use. For instance, I really have no idea why learning how to drop an egg from the top of a staircase so that…

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Eenie, Minni, Mienie… how about “Mo”?

Fact: Boy names are much harder to come up with than girl names. They just are. Particularly so, when you don’t necessarily want it to sound like it’s from a specific country. I mean, “Sara” is pretty…

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Gender reveal party…or let down?

One of the biggest milestones of any mommy-to-be’s journal is (cue dramatic music) the sex reveal party. Everyone wants to know, guess, and interview you. “What did you eat and crave? Dairy? Ahhhh then it’s a girl.” “All…

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Preggo Lingo: first crymester, second frymester, third buymester

Preggo lingo: So I’ve coined the following three terms: first crymester, second frymester, third buymester. They make more sense to me than this “trimester” trend. I mean, really what use is a trimester when we…

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Mama Mia: Pass the Pasta

I’m not really sure how nicknames come about. Usually there’s a specific story or incident that triggers it. What makes it stick though? Oftentimes it’s peer pressure or the failure to remember the person’s real name. I have…

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