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Megan B. Baldwin
Megan Baldwin is a lawyer turned stay-at-home mom living in Durham, North Carolina with her husband, Matthew, and twin girls, Emma and Charlotte. She is a 2007 graduate of Duke University, and earned her J.D. from Wake Forest University School of Law in 2010. Megan is currently licensed to practice law in North Carolina.

Entries by Megan B. Baldwin

Life Unfiltered

(0) Comments | Posted February 25, 2016 | 1:43 PM

It should be obvious, but too often it isn't: we are generally our best selves on social media. We post about our accomplishments and anniversaries and promotions. We take pictures of engagement rings, ultrasounds, too-cute toddlers. We pin dream laundry rooms, gourmet recipes, shabby-chic DIY projects. And it's all too...

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An Adult Without All the Answers

(1) Comments | Posted February 19, 2016 | 5:19 PM

I was 18 years old and about to leave for college when I told my dad that his job as a parent was done. It was July, it was hot, and he was lecturing me, trying to impart what I viewed as last-minute life lessons before I flew the coop....

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Learning to Treasure Time

(2) Comments | Posted January 22, 2016 | 5:26 PM

Mothers, grandmothers, and countless female strangers have stopped me over the past two and a half years to tell me the same thing: cherish every moment. It goes too fast. One day they are little and the next, they're not. They say it while staring fondly, wistfully, at the twins....

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To Expectant Mom From New Mom, With Love

(1) Comments | Posted January 30, 2015 | 2:49 PM

It was news that I'd been expecting, sooner or later: one of my best friends was pregnant. She was thrilled, scared, curious and as she talked about her experience, I thought back to my own -- not yet two years ago, far enough away that I'd blocked out some of...

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Never Again Just You: Becoming 'Mama'

(0) Comments | Posted August 7, 2014 | 1:32 PM

We've just about hit that point in our lives where the engagement photos and wedding invitations are slowing down and the baby announcements are stacking up. Several of my girlfriends have recently announced their pregnancies, and pictures of tiny, bright-pink newborns and chubby-cheeked toddlers are beginning to dominate my social...

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Why I Couldn't Have It All

(8) Comments | Posted July 7, 2014 | 7:23 PM

In our "lean in" world, we are told that it is possible to have it all: the high-powered, demanding career; the two or three kids; the doting partner/successful, happy marriage; the nanny or cushy daycare; the big house, fancy car, extra spending money. That not only can we have it...

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