What’s in a Name, Anyway?

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Unless you’re one of those annoying people who’ve had their child’s name decided since they were twelve, chances are this may look familiar:

An Open Letter to My Unborn Child

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Dearest M____,

In two short months, you will enter a world four-and-a-half billion years older than you. It will be cold and bright and loud, and it will greet you with indifference. 

You will share this world with over seven billion people. Those people can be cold and bright and loud, and many will also greet you with indifference.

That One Time Our Baby Bump Went Viral

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A little over two weeks ago, I posted this on Instagram:

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Fear, Black Holes, and a Forgotten Anniversary Card

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The third trimester. The 4th quarter. The home stretch. The pregnancy struggle is real.

Sike.

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The Registry: Free Stuff Never Felt So Hard

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Having trouble comprehending the gravity of having a child? The largeness of it? The overwhelming magnitude of it all? Start your registry. Then let’s talk.

Yes, it’s a bit of a wakeup call. All that stuff. The bottles, the bottle warmer, the car seat, the infant converter, the stroller, the crib, the humidifier, the baby monitor, diapers, diaper bags, and endlessly on into Buy Buy Baby oblivion.