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10 Reasons Breastfeeding Sucks

Now, before anyone comes throwing breast-shaped bricks through my window, hear me out. I am a firm believer in the #fedisbest movement. I don’t think it’s fair to shame mamas because their bodies can’t produce or because they simply choose not to breastfeed. To each is own. (I also JUST read an article that says formula […]

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August 2018

August 2018 Guide to Family Events in Nashville!

August is here! Just because school is about to be in session doesn’t mean that the fun stops! There are plenty of awesome things to do as Summer comes to a close. As always, if we missed your favorite, add it in the comments!  Athletics The Nashville Sounds  The Nashville Soccer Club The Tennessee Titans  […]

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Spotting Cultural Differences in Parenting: Helicopter vs Free-Range

Since I moved here from Switzerland eight months ago, people keep asking me about the main differences between my home country and the U.S. I have indeed discovered some obvious cultural divergences — especially in parenthood.  I find this quite surprising. The U.S. and Switzerland both belong to the ‘Western culture.’ They share a heritage of social norms, ethical […]

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Mourning the Life I Have to Leave Behind

12 days. That’s all the time I have left here in Nashville. The movers arrive in 8 days, so the hours I’m not at work will be spent preparing for yet another big change. It’s PCS season (Permanent Change of Station) for those who don’t speak the military lingo. “Permanent”. Ha! The longest I’ve lived […]

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