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Entries by Teresa Strasser from 03/2012

An Insomniac Mom Begs You to Stop Talking About Your Sleep

| Posted 03.04.2012 | Parents

Becoming a parent was to insomnia what a box of cupcakes and a gallon drum of Hershey's chocolate syrup is to diabetes. What can be managed under the best of circumstances is now a full-scale crisis that has been ignited by the sweet nectar of parenthood.

On Motherhood, Jeremy Lin and Not Being a Natural

| Posted 03.06.2012 | Parents

That's when I stopped talking to my mom for a while and started thinking about Jeremy Lin. Me and everyone else, I know, but maybe I'm the only one looking at the Harvard hero as my own personal mom role model -- not drafted, passed over, not looking how we expect star athletes to look and yet powerfully and undeniably present.

Hold On To Your Non-Mom Friends

| Posted 03.20.2012 | Parents

Keep your non-moms close, because not only do they provide much needed intelligence from the other side, and a bridge you can cross over and back when need be, they never, ever smell like Play-Doh when you hug them.