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Urban Baby Blog: Terrible terrible threes

When my daughter turned two I was ready for the worst. I mentally prepared myself for the "terrible twos" and put myself into battle mode. Adi had a few … Read More

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Urban Baby Blog: In Which I Am Not Pregnant Anymore

Two weeks ago, I was pregnant. I was happy and healthy and pregnant. I ate well, took my vitamins, got nauseous at the sight of avocado, and did all the … Read More

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Opinion: A rich collector, a museum, and severed Peruvian heads

Last weekend, I attended a wedding at the Vanderbilt Museum on Long Island. It's a gorgeous venue that used to be one of the summer homes of the Vanderbilt … Read More

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Urban Baby Blog: Naked

A couple of weeks ago, an unmarried and childless friend of mine came to me for some advice. She was scrolling through her news feed when she came across a … Read More

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Urban Baby Blog: My transvaginal ultrasound

The other day, I needed a transvaginal ultra sound. You know, that thing Republican men want you to get when you have an unplanned pregnancy. Why? Because I … Read More

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Urban Baby Blog: Spic-able Me

Editor's Note:  This opinion piece contains strong language.    My daughter's favorite movie (right now anyway) is "Despicable Me". While on a long drive … Read More

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Reflections: My Friend Osama, And Me

When I was in high school I was friends with a boy named Osama. We sat next to each other in Biology class. We had the same guidance counselor. He happened to … Read More

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Urban Baby Blog: My cleaning lady can’t “opt out” of work to stay home

The last trimester of my last pregnancy was rough. There were no serious medical problems, but everything hurt, I was constantly fatigued, and Fetus-Adi kept … Read More

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Urban Baby Blog: Explaining my daughter’s black eye

Parenting is hard. You try your hardest to keep your kids safe and happy but sometimes stuff happens. We all question ourselves sometimes. Despite my occasional … Read More

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Urban Baby Blog: Motherhood has “aged” me at 27 – and it’s not bad

I recently downloaded an app that lets you see what you posted on social media on that day in years past. It's kind of like a personal "on this day in history" … Read More