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Feeling Safe at Home with a New Baby

We rent a row home in Chicago with a front door accessible by a mere seven steps. No doorman. No buzzer. A lot of people have homes in the city (including all of the homes around us!), so this was not at all a concern to me when we decided to rent the place. However, last fall, around dinner time,…

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Henry’s Nursery Design Plan

I will officially be sharing Henry’s nursery on The Everymom next month, and I cannot wait! 🙂 But I wanted to share the design plan I created which helped me pull it all together! SHOP HENRY’S NURSERY: oversized sailboat art (the other option I considered for above the crib was two of my favorite oversized mat wooden frames) light fixture sailboat…

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Shop the Nursery

One Month with Henry

Henry will be 6 weeks old in two days… which is bananas. In many ways I feel like we brought him home yesterday, and in so many I feel like we’re lightyears ahead of that first week back from the hospital in terms of our comfort and familiarity with our boy and confidence as parents. He’s been a cute little…

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Henry’s Birth Story

I am about to share the most personal, most amazing moment of my life. The birth of my son, Henry. To be honest, I had never read a birth story before writing this. But after talking to some friends and hearing from so many of you, I get it now… First, I wanted to write it all down so we…

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