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How does your garden grow?

Hornworms. I found hornworms today. I managed to find 5 of them, I hope that’s all there were. It’s a very small garden. They decimated one of my cayenne plants, stripping virtually all the leaves. I have no idea if … Continue reading

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Too Many Toys Overstimulate a Child

I’ve heard this phrase. I was aware of it. I figured we had mostly gotten around it. Our floor is usually dotted with various stuffed animals, books, and occasionally an activity or two (those usually get put away)- but we … Continue reading

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21 Day Belly Fix, Day 1: Why the heck do people do this?

I found out about the 21 Day Belly Fix recently. I got the book from the library, showed it to my partner, and we both said “Okay, let’s start it next week”. And we did! Given that I’ve spent an … Continue reading

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“I’m never going to be good enough for you, am I?”

This line is the turning point of the movie Legally Blonde. Elle Woods busted her ass to get into Harvard, and the man she loves continues to treat her like an airhead. From that point on, she stops wasting time … Continue reading

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Another Narrative

Increasing people are aware of transgender people. More parents are aware that one day their son may turn around and say “Actually, I’m a girl”. And that’s great. Most people are familiar with this narrative: Susan finally gets up the … Continue reading

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My Parents and My Dysphoria

This last year has been the first time that I’ve had so little contact with my parents. I’ve seen them quite a few times, we talk on the phone regularly, but prior to now they were a much more constant … Continue reading

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Potty Training

I’ve talked a little bit about potty training here already. When our toddler was about 8 months old, we tried Elimination Communication. It was an immediate success, I was delighted and ego-ful. Then, mere months later, our baby who was … Continue reading

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