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Wrapsody DuO Review

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I was lucky enough to get my hands on not one, but TWO Wrapsody DuO wraps this summer. Made of lightweight swimsuit material, this wrap is meant for both small babies and, primarily, for use in the water. I have…

Rape is…

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Rape is a violation. Rape is a bodily invasion, a brutal rending, a robbery. Rape is a physical body entering your own. It leaves you struck dumb and powerless, unable to speak or move. Rape is a lack of consent.…

My Kids Went to #TakeItDown

As the thermometer hit 95 degrees, we loaded up our kids and headed out to the July 4th #TakeItDown anti-Confederate flag protest. From the twenty month old on up, we wore matching Captain America shirts, because there’s no Captain Confederacy.…

Glow2Go Self-Tanning Towelettes Review

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I was super psyched to get my Glow2Go Self-Tan Towelettes in the mail. I’m chronically pale and couldn’t wait to maybe not blind innocent passersby at the beach. Glow2Go comes in the form of tanner-saturated towelettes; you wipe then on, wait ten…

I Hate the Beach

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I hate the beach. I know, it’s heresy. I’m supposed to love sandy toes and salty kisses, sun and surf and waves. On a sweltering day, I’m supposed to troop down to the water’s edge with an umbrella and towels…

Why We Homeschool

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I don’t know when we decided to homeschool Falcon. I always knew we would, the way I knew I’d breastfeed or I’d wear him. It made sense, for a few reasons. I’d be home. I have most of a Ph.D.…

A Whiter Shade of Pale

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I’d have fit in better with Tudor monarchy. Back then, pale was in. Women had creamy skin, milky skin, snow-white skin. Queen Elizabeth herself was known to be vain about her long, pale fingers. Any sign of color was despised…

Vaquero Wovens Gatsby Review

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I love Art Deco – I have an Art Deco dining room, and I used to collect Louis Icart prints. So I was thrilled to see Vaquero Wovens taking inspiration from the movement for its latest wrap design, aptly named…