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Learning to Be Selfish after Becoming a Mom Gave Me a Great Sex Life

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In recent years, since I became a mother twice over, and despite many changes to my body, I’ve embraced my sexuality more than ever before. What is my trick, my magic approach to having...

Sex After Kids: Birth Destroyed My Body and My Sex Life

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If you Google the phrase, “Sex after kids,” a quick scroll down the page reveals a list of articles and blog posts entitled, “Is there sex after kids?” “Sexless marriage,” “How to maintain your...

The Road to Divorce: How My Wildly Unfulfilling Sex Life Ended My Marriage

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My ex-husband and I had an abysmally unfulfilling sex life together. When I look back at the myriad reasons for our divorce, that one ugly fact about our marriage shoots to the top of...

Sex After Kids Doesn’t Have to Hurt

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Having kids changes everything. It changes every aspect of your life and marriage, including sex. After my second child was born, it took me a long time to feel ready to be intimate again....

Sex After Kids? No, Thanks! At Least Not Right Now…

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You know the feeling: You’re 5 weeks, 6 days postpartum, and you’re heading into your OB in the morning for the all-clear appointment. Your husband can barely sleep; it’s like Christmas Eve for him....

Sex After Kids: How Having Kids Ruined Our Sex Life

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A question was posed to me about sex after kids. HA, I thought. What sex life? You see, my sexual side before having kids vs my sexual side of today are polar opposites. And...

LANACare Nursing Pads Saved My Breastfeeding Experience

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Despite being over 4000 miles away from any supportive family or friends, I told myself, when having my first baby – I’ve got this made – I’m a nurse and a midwife. I know...

Where to Cool Off: Swimming Holes and Pools in Vermont

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Summer is here and the living is easy! Especially when you live in a State as beautiful as ours! There's nothing more Vermont than finding a swimming hole and jumping in for a dip. For...
family, man, woman, child

My Stepdad Father’s Day with My Brand New 8 Year-Old Stepdaughter

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I never expected to be a father. I made it to my mid-40s without having children. I was single and leading a pretty leisurely life. On Father’s Day, I would occasionally think about my...

A Father’s Day Perspective from a Stay at Home Dad

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The punchline of Australian comedian Jim Jefferies’ Father’s Day joke is the reason he doesn’t want a gift for the occasion: he can’t bear to see any more of his money spent. As a...

Being a Stepmother: The Toughest Job I’ve Ever Had

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When I became a stepmother, I had been warned that parenting was the hardest job I would ever have, but also the most rewarding. That didn't even begin to cover my experience being a...
Celebrating the Chinese Full-Moon Festival in Vermont

Celebrating the Chinese Full-Moon Festival in Vermont

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Chinese New Year is known as the biggest holiday of Chinese people. I compare it to American Christmas. But not many people know the mid-autumn festival also called the Full-Moon Festival, which I compare...

How to Address and Quell Fear and Anxiety in Young Children

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Has your child ever woken up at 3am, walked into your bedroom and asked to sleep in your bed because he or she is scared? The first night of this is usually met with...

Raising a Bilingual Child in an English-Speaking Community

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Every day, when I pick up my daughter from daycare or school, one kid always looks at us with wide opened eyes. Some won’t say anything but simply stare, amazed. Some ask, “Are you...