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Like a real human being!

Like a real human being!

First of all, I can’t thank you enough for your kind words about Dana. It is such a strange thing to figure out how to process, and I just knew her from an online group. I can not begin to imagine what her friends and family are going through.

I hope that all of the stories pouring out from everyone that knew her can help those who are missing her by knowing what an impact she had,and what a…

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Dana

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When I was pregnant with Olive, I went online a lot. It was mostly to ask silly questions I was too embarrassed to ask in person to my midwife or any other human being, for that matter. Things like, “Can I dent my baby from poking it too much?” or “How much bigger are my boobs really going to get?”

You know, normal pregnant woman concerns.

In my…

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Humblebrag

Look, I know that lately social media has become little more than a vehicle for terribly déclassé displays of bragging and one-upmanship (look at my perfect life! Envy me! Like me!) and I usually try to just avoid getting into that whole thing, you know?

On the other hand, Adam and I are no longer sleeping on a mattress on the floor.

I know.

Sooooo not that it’s a competition or anything, but I…

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So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodniiiiight - to diapers!

So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodniiiiight – to diapers!

Ladies and gentlemen, we are just over a month shy of Olive’s second birthday and I am suddenly the proud mother of a potty-trained child.

I’ll get to details in a minute but let me just get this out of the way first:

YAAAASSSSSSSSSSSSSS! *Eighteen fist pumps* HUZZAHHHH! HI FIVE! HIGH FIVE! YOU get a car, and YOU get a car, and EVERYBODY GETS A CAAAAARRRR!!!

Ahem. Just a little excited over here.

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Taking it one step further. Going shampoo-free, for REAL.

Taking it one step further. Going shampoo-free, for REAL.

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Internet, I have stopped shampooing my hair.

You: Eww, why?! Wait – didn’t you already do that?

Well yes. Sort of. About five or six years ago I stopped using store-bought shampoo and conditioner and started making my own. But now I’m just…not using anything. Well, I’m using water, I guess. The magical cleansing properties of water.

The impetus behind this new hippie madness is an interview I…

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