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About lemonadestorm

Feminist, Vegetarian, Environmentalist, Nerd Trying to make a living without growing up or taking life too seriously; after all, it isn’t as if I’m going to get out of it alive.

Why does everyone want to hear the story of my labor?

Is it like a car wreck? We all slow down to find out what happened? I admit, I also enjoy hearing labor stories, but I’m not sure why. I should preface this by saying that I was not committed to … Continue reading

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You are the best parent for your child: Ignoring Advice that doesn’t work for you

I have a 9-week old child. Someday I’ll get around to writing my fantastic labor story in which everyone is so interested. But while I have this quiet moment, I would like to share with you much more pertinent information that I have realized … Continue reading

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Weird Things People Say to Observe Pregnancy

I thought it was rude to ask someone if they are pregnant. One of those things you’re just not supposed to do, like ask someone what they weigh. What if they aren’t pregnant? In my case, it’s fairly obvious. I’m … Continue reading

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I am not part of your Us

I’ve heard a lot lately about some mysterious “us;” I’ve heard “we” must fight, it’s “our” job- who are these people? I do not identify with “them.” Stop claiming me! Just because I may be in your statistical group does … Continue reading

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