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Going off Birth Control: A Year Later

Going off Birth Control: A Year Later
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Image via Shore Creative So. Many. Questions. Understandably, you guys had a lot to say/ask about going off birth control. I think there’s probably some crossover in our experiences with birth control. It can be hard and lonely to navigate this process, and I’m hoping…

2019 Goals and a Personal Challenge

2019 Goals and a Personal Challenge
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If I had to sum up 2018 in a word I would say introspection. This November marked the 5th year since I started this blog. It has changed quite a bit, and in many ways I have too. I am more confident than I was 5 years…

How to Be an Informed Voter

How to Be an Informed Voter
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Voting is one of our greatest privileges as citizens, and yet typically, only about half of eligible voters exercise that right in elections (less during mid-term elections). If there is anything that the last two years has proved, it is that elections matter (and they have consequences). And while it’s easy to make excuses to…

The Kid Questions…

The Kid Questions…
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Every week, at least once a week, I get the kid questions. Do you want kids? When are you having kids? Are you ready to have kids? Won’t you be lonely without kids? I like to think I’m pretty open about most parts of my…

Reminder: Instagram is Not Reality

Reminder: Instagram is Not Reality
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Phrases you’ve probably seen on Instagram: “goals,” “I want your life,” “best summer ever,” “you’re perfect,” … I think you get the point (and yes I admit I’ve definitely commented on other people’s photos with some of those). I’ve been thinking about it for a…