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The Inconvenience Of Motherhood

Like accidentally seeing your parents naked, ambivalence about motherhood makes people uncomfortable.

Like accidentally seeing your parents naked, ambivalence about motherhood makes people uncomfortable.

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Newborn Life: After The Bliss Has Worn Off

Newborn life...when that bliss wears off.

Newborn life...when that bliss wears off. Not all at once, and not in every way. But the bliss becomes less blinding. Everything returns to real life.

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Rav’s Repro: Failure To Thrive 

I know in my heart that these feelings of failure will pass. I know that I can't expect myself to be a robot and be perfect at handling everything, all at once, all the time.

Failure to thrive. It’s an awful term. All I heard was failure. In my mind, over and over, you’ve failed him, you’ve failed him.

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Sex While Breastfeeding? What Say Ye?

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This doesn't surprise me — people don't even like to talk about breastfeeding. Adding in sex? Forget it.

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As More Folks Work From Home, Ravishly Staffers Show You Their “Offices” (Er, Beds)

Working from home is pretty much the best ever.

Work. Play. Sleep. Repeat. Thanks, bed. You are the furniture MVP in this house.

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I'm Scared To Have A Baby

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After gaining as much as forty pounds and pushing a cantaloupe out my vagina, I wondered: will my body ever be the same?

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7 Simple Meditation Techniques For New Moms

"It’s not that you’re not thankful for this basket of baby that you delivered (you are), it’s just that it’s a lot to take in at once."

So what are some meditation hacks you can do during and between countless diaper changes and feedings?

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5 Ridiculous Things Sleep Deprivation Makes Parents Do

Babies: a whole new world of no sleepy time.

Anybody who has lived through those early days of parenthood (and let’s be totally forthright, here… those seasoned parents, too) knows e

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10 Weird Things All First-Time Moms Worry About

Let's just say, a lot of questions surround bodily discharge... (Image Credit: Flickr / makelessnoise)

You’d have a hell of a time if you ever dared to crawl through the recesses of a first-time mother’s brain.

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15 Reasons Moms of Newborns Aren't Answering Your Calls (Or Texts)

Life's busy with a newborn, okay? (Image Credit: Unsplash)

In theory, the concept of a new mom not being able to answer your phone calls and/or texts right away should be self-explanatory...

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