Category Archives: Baby

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A Tuesday in the Life

Date: August 13, 2019 at 3:23 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 0

Two weeks ago, I randomly decided to document my day. Hooray for the iPhone Notes app! So if you’ve ever found yourself wondering, “What does a day in the life look like for a work-from-home freelance writer and podcast host […]

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9 Months of Annie

Date: July 17, 2019 at 9:15 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 4

Annie was born on a sunny Tuesday morning in October, at exactly 39 weeks. Yesterday, on another sunny Tuesday, she turned exactly 39 weeks — nine months — old. She’s been on the outside as long as she was on […]

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The Loneliness of New Motherhood

Date: June 26, 2019 at 11:24 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 24

My mom and brother came to visit last week. It was so great having them both here, for many reasons, but one thing stands out. On Wednesday, we drove to Dresher, PA, to surprise my grandmother (Honey!) for her 95th […]

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Annie & Ellie

Date: April 2, 2019 at 11:47 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 5

Anyone who has known me for more than .02 seconds knows that I am one of those people. My dog, Ellie, is my child. She’s my baby. My first-born. She doesn’t go to “doggy daycare” — we call it “school.” And […]

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4 Months of Annie

Date: February 27, 2019 at 11:15 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 8

I’ve been a mom for four and a half months, and it’s officially fun. It’s still hard sometimes. Definitely. I still don’t quite know what I’m doing most of the time, and I still don’t leave my house with Annie nearly […]

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A Day in the Life With a 3.5 Month Old

Date: February 21, 2019 at 12:03 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 7

It almost seems silly to finally get around to publishing this post. So much has already changed since I documented this day two or three weeks ago. Annie is sleeping better some nights (HOORAY), I’m no longer sleeping on her […]

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On Exercise & Body Stuff After Baby

Date: February 7, 2019 at 1:50 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 13

I remember at some point when Brian and I were dating (feels like a lifetime ago!), thinking there was no way we’d ever be able to have kids. My rationale? We both liked to do long workouts on Saturday mornings. […]

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Three Months of Annie

Date: January 22, 2019 at 1:21 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 16

Hi! As of last week, Annie is three months old! We’ve officially graduated from The Fourth Trimester. What a wild ride, man. I get to know Annie better every single day. And yet, she still throws me curveballs every single […]

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Annie's Favorite Things: 3-Month-Old Must-Haves

Date: January 15, 2019 at 9:46 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 0

I’d like to think that no one on this planet knows Annie better than I do. I spent 39 weeks with her before she even entered this world, and I was the only one who got to feel every little […]

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Motherhood

Date: January 2, 2019 at 2:52 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 28

Eleven weeks. I’ve been a human mom for 11 weeks now. I texted Brian this morning: “I don’t think it’s sunk in yet that I’m a mom.” People said it would sink in when we got the crib. Then when […]

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