Why I don't let my kids play Pokemon Go

While I don't let my daughter completely rule the Pokemon Go app on my phone, we have gotten out for more walks, we enjoy catching Pokemon together and we have faced the reality that the world is a lot nerdier than we thought.  It's okay to play with your kids, it's okay to play the game for your own enjoyment, and it's okay to not play at all if that is what you want.  You are allowed to like stuff, you are allowed to not like stuff.

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"How do lesbians get pregnant?" | My wife and I's journey to pregnancy.

I remember going to the local medical supplies store and purchasing 5 sterile specimen cups and syringes.  I felt really silly, because it was fairly obvious why my wife and I were buying them.  I paid my $5.05 and the lady behind the counter hands me my receipt and says, "good luck!"  I've been found out. 

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Visual Birth Plans - Birth Plans Nurses Will LOVE!

Articles pop up all the time on Facebook and other social media sites about birth and the latest studies.  Almost every time I scroll through the comments, there is at least one "I am a labor and delivery nurse, and any mom who comes in with a birth plan is guaranteed a c-section/epidural/episiotomy." As if the care providers will abuse the mother for daring to have goals for her birth.  Even if this is true, care providers like this would make up a very small portion of hospital staff. After 7 years of being a doula, I have never encountered one.

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