Tag Archives: babies

It’s a Boy! It’s a Girl! Who Cares?

3 Mar

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“What? You’re not going to find out the baby’s sex? I couldn’t do it!”

That is the single most common response I get when people ask me what I’m having.

So let me clarify: It’s not that I don’t want to know. I don’t want others to know. At least not yet.

From the moment someone’s expecting, “It’s a Boy! It’s a Girl!” is the slogan du jour—on invites, balloons, cards, baby shower decorations, onesies, you name it.

The sexy topic of pregnancy is, well, sex (or gender to be more precise). Continue reading

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Letter to a New Mom

11 Mar

Szaba Birth DayI recently wrote this to a friend, a new mom having a tough day. If any of you moms (or dads) find yourself in this situation, I’m writing to you now.

Letter to a New Mom

You’re going through an overwhelmingly incredible moment in your life right now. I don’t need to tell you about all the joys a new baby brings. You know all about those. And people love talking to you about those.

What you might not know (and people are less likely to talk about) are the valleys that come with peaks.

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