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The Observation

I don’t always do comics based on things that my kid has actually said or done, but I thought his observation was funny, and it knocked me down a peg or two from my smug self-satisfaction. It’s impossible to be smug with a toddler. I also wanted to get this ...

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Goldfish

I’ve mentioned before that my son is a picky eater. One of the most unhelpful pieces of advice I’ve heard is “toddlers are good at regulating their own nutrition.” People who say this either a.) Know nothing about toddlers or b.) Know nothing about nutrition. My son would eat ice ...

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Mom Weight Loss Routine

It is harder to lose weight after kids, and it makes zero sense. I eat less food than I ever did (because my kid steals it), I think I’m just as or more active, but I still hover in around 5lbs over my pre-baby weight. I know, 5 lbs more ...

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Eat This, Not That: Toddler Edition

My son is a picky eater. A MAJORLY picky eater. He’s fifteen months and he still mostly eats baby food purees. If it involves getting his hands messy, he just has zero interest. But if it’s something he threw on the floor months ago that rolled under the couch? Oh, ...

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Lunch Time!

So I recently started supplementing my baby with formula in addition to breastfeeding. He’s a small guy, and I’ve really tried everything in my power to get him to gain weight. I see his pediatrician every month for weight checks, I got to a breastfeeding support group at the hospital ...

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Learning to Chew

Gerber Puffs are so good. The sweet potato ones? Could eat ’em all day. My son ate some today, but I’ll be honest – I ate most of them. So he’s been eating since….5 1/2 months. Now we’re moving on to chewing. I know all about baby-led weaning, and maybe ...

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Things Pregnant Women Should Not Search for on the Internet

Everyone tells women to stay away from Google when they’re pregnant. It’s actually not that bad. Honestly, I always end up feeling like a judgey bitch when I Google pregnancy questions, because it almost always leads to a forum where anyone can respond, and I sit there and think, “My ...

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