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10 TO TWINS

Just say no

For many, school starts this week. Summer ends, and with it goes the autonomy families enjoy during those precious months. In the summertime, kids have a little...

Original post made by Jessica T on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Katie, 16 hours ago | 3 comments | 629 Views

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Venture capital for today's women entrepreneurs

Seven years ago, on the day I left Virginia, I had to run a last-minute errand at Walmart - where I was honked at and ridiculed one last time, thanks to my Hillary...

Original post made by Jessica T on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 18, 2014 at 4:38 pm | 13 comments | 3868 Views

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The importance of restraint

My in-laws visited over the weekend, and we shared some laughs over the twins' developing personalities. "I am a little worried about my son's ability to control...

Original post made by Jessica T on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jessica T, on Aug 5, 2014 at 5:15 pm | 2 comments | 2766 Views

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Give me a moment

We are recently back from a short family summer vacation - short because we are Americans with precious few

Original post made by Jessica T on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Ms. Jenson, on Aug 3, 2014 at 2:17 pm |
2 comments | 1186 Views

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Breastfeeding Tips

The twins just weaned, so I'm posting what I think will be a final piece on breastfeeding. If you've read some of my other pieces, you know I'm a breastfeeding enthusiast....

Original post made by Jessica T on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Joseph, on Jul 28, 2014 at 9:39 am | 11 comments | 2180 Views

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Those unexpected dinners

I have a friend we'll call Richard, a former colleague who first impressed me with some strategic work he did as a consultant for my business unit. Shortly thereafter...

Original post made by Jessica T on Jul. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1067 Views

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Goodbye, carpool

When I returned from maternity leave, I was aghast at the increase in traffic. My commute seemed as though it had increased by 30 minutes overnight. I hadn't seen...

Original post made by Jessica T on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by Kristian A, on Jul 10, 2014 at 6:39 am | 4 comments | 2502 Views

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Then and now: words

==I Hi Readers, I have a special treat for you this week. Tween T, my eldest daughter is on summer vacation and wanted to guest blog. I found her camped out in...

Original post made by Jessica T on Jun. 29, 2014
Last comment by Mother of 4 , on Jun 29, 2014 at 8:56 pm | 1 comment | 2939 Views

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Enforcing bedtime

Several months ago we had dinner guests, a couple of childless poets. They arrived at 6:30pm, about an hour before the twins' bedtime and two hours before my eleven-year...

Original post made by Jessica T on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Susan, on Jun 25, 2014 at 2:51 pm | 7 comments | 2999 Views

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The farm share

If you want to eat and garden better, there's a simple solution - the farm share. For years, I've maintained that if you are filling your compost bin by the end...

Original post made by Jessica T on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by RW, on Jun 23, 2014 at 12:36 pm | 5 comments | 3467 Views

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Twinspeak

Lord Byron has a quote, "Happiness was born a twin." It rings truer than I might have imagined. Our eldest child is ten years older than our twins, so the...

Original post made by Jessica T on Jun. 10, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2172 Views

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Why I work late

I have a confession to make: I am among the last to leave the office. Fridays for whatever reason are the worst - I try to tie up all the loose ends I can think...

Original post made by Jessica T on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Amazed, on Jun 10, 2014 at 9:16 am | 6 comments | 2986 Views

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The family retreat

Memorial Day this year marked our annual family retreat. Every year, we spend a long weekend at a favorite spot up north. If the weather is nice, we get to spend...

Original post made by Jessica T on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Jessica T, on Jun 3, 2014 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 2363 Views

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The one year milestone

The twins turn one this week. I thought I'd be delighted that their first year was behind us, that we were on our way to more sleep and proud of the robust little...

Original post made by Jessica T on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by CherylBac, on May 20, 2014 at 11:22 pm | 2 comments | 3193 Views

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Twin pregnancy tips

I never thought I'd be the mother of twins. From the moment that I found out I was carrying two embryos, I was worried about carrying them to term. My sister, a...

Original post made by Jessica T on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Jessica T, on May 16, 2014 at 3:51 pm | 2 comments | 3711 Views

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Helpouts: The Silver Bullet for New Parents

The first-year of parenthood is a haze punctuated by near-certain disasters and loads of change. A new father recently described his paternity leave as "time to...

Original post made by Jessica T on May. 4, 2014
Last comment by Raymond, on May 8, 2014 at 12:18 pm | 12 comments | 4480 Views

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The lure of the country club

A colleague recently confided in me that he was applying for membership at a local country club. "Why on earth would you do that?" I asked. He was amused by my reaction...

Original post made by Jessica T on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by harvardmom, on May 6, 2014 at 3:32 pm | 16 comments | 7696 Views

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The reading holiday

Now that I'm back at work, what I miss most about being on maternity leave is not my children. It's having the time to read. My leisure time is limited to a few...

Original post made by Jessica T on Apr. 22, 2014
There are no comments yet. 3899 Views

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Finding mentors in would-be bosses

Mentorship is a hot topic in the business world, in part because experts can't seem to agree on the best way to create a mentor relationship. In Lean In, Sheryl...

Original post made by Jessica T on Apr. 13, 2014
There are no comments yet. 5600 Views

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Phone-Free

Last week, I totaled my phone. I had a tough day at work, and as I got out of my car, I dropped the phone. I have made this mistake countless times, but on this...

Original post made by Jessica T on Apr. 6, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 9, 2014 at 2:31 pm | 7 comments | 6560 Views
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