Tag Archives: motherhood

Motherhood Around the World

Today I am so very very excited to be featured on my absolute favorite blog, A Cup of Jo! Every summer, Joanna does a fascinating series called Motherhood Around the World, featuring interviews with American mothers living abroad. I am thrilled to … Continue reading

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Big news: I’m the newest contributor for World Moms Blog!

I’ve been invited to become a regular contributor over at World Moms Blog, and my first post is up! It is an interview about motherhood, life abroad, and blogging – check it out here! (You might remember my guest post a few months … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Heidi!

How is it possible that it has been an entire year since my baby girl was born? I can hardly believe that she is one year old, and that she has gone so quickly from being a newborn, to an … Continue reading

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Mama Flamingo feeding shawl giveaway

Since Heidi arrived, I have been in desperate need of an updated breastfeeding wardrobe. When Claire was still breastfeeding, I was a big fan of wearing a nursing tank / camisole under my shirt. I could wear almost any top, and … Continue reading

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Claire’s incentive chart

Before Heidi was born, we were really concerned about Claire’s reaction. Would she resent the arrival of a new baby? Would she be confused, angry, envious?

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Happy birthday, Claire!

I can’t believe my little baby is 3 years old! Happy birthday to my beautiful, smart baby girl!

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Babywearing yoga: working out and bonding with baby

Tuesday we had our first babywearing yoga session with Sheila at Ayatana Yoga Lounge. My good friend Natasha Sweeney (who made Claire’s Little Film!) came along to take these beautiful photos. We had so much fun!

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What we’re reading: Baby-gami

My friend Tess recently gave me this book, Baby-gami: Baby Wrapping for Beginners, by Andrea Sarvady. We didn’t do much swaddling with Claire – to be honest, I could never really figure out how to do it properly. But I … Continue reading

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Mamas helping mamas: more breastfeeding support in Nairobi

Remember my good friend Lindsay? She offers one-on-one support to mothers who are struggling with breastfeeding, and has personally helped me through the difficult early days of breastfeeding when I had both of my children. She recently started to host … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

Okay, we don’t actually have a clear winner for Baby Mgeni #2’s new blog-pseudonym. The poll resulted in a tie (!) between Ladybug and Sugarplum.

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