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Faith Salie

Entries by Faith Salie

5 Tips For Giving Birth You Weren't Expecting

(65) Comments | Posted October 9, 2012 | 2:42 PM

My son is almost 4 months old, and while I still haven't mastered how not to get peed on while changing his diaper, I do feel like I have some worthwhile tips for giving birth.

1. Spend at least as much on your birth as on your wedding dress.

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Pre-Partum Blues: Why I'm A Little Sad About Having a Baby (Even Though I've Always Wanted To Be A Mom)

(298) Comments | Posted June 1, 2012 | 6:40 PM

First off, let me make this clear: at 41, I am profoundly grateful that I am about to become a first-time mother. At nine months pregnant, I love my son already. This kid has been prayed for and paid for. He was a surprise to us, conceived naturally a month...

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This Negative Campaign Hurts My Feelings

(7) Comments | Posted October 7, 2008 | 3:51 PM

Enough with the negative campaigning, y'all. This campaign is starting to hurt my feelings. For real. I keep hearing about "small town America," and "Ivy League elitism," and "Joe Six-pack" and The (dastardly) New York Times. Yesterday I heard McCain deride Obama as a "Chicago politician."

This is beginning to...

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