Monthly Archives: August 2014

Veiny feet and other surprising things that I’m grateful for now that I’m pregnant

  Gratitude is trending on Facebook. Several of my friends have posted daily lists of things they’re grateful for and challenged others to do the same. The idea is that focusing on the good things in your life will make … Continue reading

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The best of beautiful Santorini

Our original plan for a Greek island vacation was a multi-week sailing trip hopping from one beautiful place to another on a catamaran with friends in tow. Then I got pregnant and the idea of flitting around the Aegean Sea … Continue reading

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Swiss rules for naming babies

There are lots of rules in Switzerland. And I’m not just talking about speed limits and littering laws. The Swiss laws get personal. Most of them exist to keep you from irritating your neighbors. Before we moved here, we read … Continue reading

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Warning to pregnant women: Godsends and blowhards ahead

When you’re pregnant some people think that, in addition to growing a small human, you’ve also developed Teflon skin. These people assume they can say anything to you – no matter how rude or inappropriate or invasive – and you … Continue reading

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