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Food Coloring on St. Patrick’s Day (God Help Us…)

The big news today is that St. Patrick was a murderous asshole, but that is still largely up for debate. As much as I’d love to know the truth about Ireland’s patron saint, I’m actually more concerned about how the

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Preeclampsia – My HELLP Syndrome Story

300,000 women each year will be diagnosed with Preeclampsia or HELLP Syndrome. Knowing the signs and symptoms is the single most important thing you can do to increase you and your baby’s chance of survival. Unfortunately, you can’t always trust

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Sexy Halloween Costumes! A Mother’s Dilemma

It’s the one time of year that women can dress like strippers and men can dress as women and no one bats an eyelid. Frankly, I think there is an awesome element to that. However, the lack of diversity is

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Taking a Stand For What You Believe In

I keep getting asked this question: “Do you think using the media is good way to spread an important message?” I absolutely do! There are some things worth mentioning before jumping into something as crazy as a potential media firestorm,

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Adoption Is Trendy? 40

Yes, unfortunately adoption is trendy.   I am very worried about the consequences of adoption being something stylish, rather than a creation of a family.  (Fact: Ethiopian adoptions doubled following Angelina Jolie’s adoption of her daughter.)   International and transracial

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My Unpopular Political Views 32

Confession: I hate politics. Sort of… Okay, in itself that isn’t a worthwhile confession, but my political views are. It came to my attention the other day that I quite possibly am a closet anarchist. Why I hate politics: I

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Confession Friday 37

I don’t like dogs. Heart of stone, you ask? Possibly. I’m a cat person. Here are a few of problems I have with the little mongrels: When you pet a dog your hand smells . (FYI that does not happen with

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Reasons I Shouldn’t Have a Cell Phone 5

This was my first week with a cell phone:  My twitter account is somehow set up so I can tweet in my name (@MsJamieLynne), but it believes I am @Gsnaps (my friend) – So it will only show me her

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