Articles by Amanda Colbert

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It's Skirtember!

The first of September is a very important day in my life. It's the day I married my (strong, compassionate, intelligent) husband. Funnily enough, it's also my in-laws' wedding anniversary! It's also ...

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Overcoming Gender Disappointment

Before I begin, I want to clarify the title of this piece. Search engine optimization and Facebook standards make it impossible for me to include the word “sex” in my chosen title. This rankles me - h...

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How To Baby: Never-Ending Nesting

My friend Rebekah is about 34 weeks pregnant and is in that hardcore nesting phase, so much so that she went to her parents house and started cleaning theirs too! Listening to her recount her nesting ...

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For All The Women Who Long To Be A Mother

I remember what it felt like, to be a woman who wanted children and didn’t have them. That isn’t to say that I “know” what you are experiencing, or that I think we must feel the same. Instead, I hope ...

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How To Baby: Installing Your Baby's Car Seat

When you bring your baby home from the hospital (if you've had a hospital birth, of course!), the nurses and doctors will tell you that you must have an infant car seat in order to be discharged. Some...

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How To Baby: Baby Registry Must-Haves

Congrats! You're having a baby! The next several months are going to be filled with celebrations and parties and SO.MUCH.NESTING! Without a doubt, you'll hear your mom/mother-in-law/friend/coworker/st...

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I Was Totally "That Mom" Today

This morning, I was "that" mom. "That" hot mess of a mom, for real. Full Disclosure: I have used oil on my hair for a few days and it's super greasy. The time I expected to use to shower this morning ...

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