Duana Names: Everything is Ennui

Duana Posted by Duana at August 8, 2016 19:36:51 August 8, 2016 19:36:51

Dear Duana, I have a sweet yet spunky daughter named Flora. I get that some people find the name choice strange (bacteria! margarine!), but overwhelmingly, the reaction has been positive. It helps that we live close to Italy! The name struck a chord with me because I'm a fan of 1890s novels. Full Article

Duana Names: How Can One Letter Matter So Much?

Duana Posted by Duana at August 5, 2016 19:59:23 August 5, 2016 19:59:23
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Hi Duana My husband and I are expecting our first child at the end of August. She will be the first grandchild on both sides of the family and after struggling with infertility issues everyone is very excited that she is finally on her way! I have been dreaming about writing to you about a baby naming problem for years. Full Article

Sasha Finds: Spiritual Gangster

Sasha Posted by Sasha at August 5, 2016 19:41:29 August 5, 2016 19:41:29

As we chatted this week on the podcast I’ve gone hippy mode – armpit hair and all, well, whatever, I tried. The thing is, I’ve always been a tree hugger, but with, I don’t know, a thug twist. Like, I love grinding it out to some Tupac, but I also love burning my copal. Full Article

Smutty Fitness: Fitness tips for a busy mom

Hayley Posted by Hayley at August 5, 2016 19:04:14 August 5, 2016 19:04:14
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Hi Hayley, I recently had my second (and last!) baby and am eager to restart a fitness routine. Prior to having children I ran full and half marathons, cycled, swam, and the only strength training I ever stuck to is barre-style workouts. I haven't worked out consistently since the birth of my son 2 years ago but I'm so ready to get this ship back in shape, as much for the mental benefits as the physical. Full Article

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Carpets & Candids: Dresses and platform oxfords

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 5, 2016 16:02:19 August 5, 2016 16:02:19
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This is my favourite Busy Philipps outfit of all time. It’s a good striped dressed that hits her at the perfect length. And then a pair of chunky platform oxfords instead of heels. Heels would have made this outfit a little too Reese Witherspoon. The dress and platform oxfords thing is one of my favourite style jams. Full Article

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Duana Names: When Calls The Bard

Duana Posted by Duana at August 3, 2016 20:31:53 August 3, 2016 20:31:53
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Hey Duana, I hope this email finds you well. My husband and I need a bit of help naming our 2nd baby girl coming along this August. My big problem at the moment is that I kind of have an earworm of a name rattling around in my head that I know I shouldn't consider, but both my husband and I really like it. Full Article

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