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Reem Akkad

Entries by Reem Akkad

My Seven-Month-Old Potty Pooper

(1) Comments | Posted April 23, 2012 | 12:39 PM

I may not have a sleep trained baby, but I think my little man is almost potty trained. It all started when he was only a couple of weeks old and we noticed that he cannot poop unless he is sitting up. Things only got more complicated when...

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How I Survived Returning to Work

(0) Comments | Posted January 30, 2012 | 9:22 AM

It's been more than two weeks since I returned to work and I'm happy to say, my brain and my heart are faring much better.

Those who follow my blog know that there were moments in the first couple of days when I didn't think I...

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The Etiquette of Visiting Parents With Newborns

(69) Comments | Posted December 29, 2011 | 9:24 AM

There are few things in life more heartwarming than meeting a newborn baby for the first time, especially if that baby is the son or daughter of a dear friend. But for the parents who have just had a baby, there are also few things that are more stressful and...

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Maternity Leave Madness

(82) Comments | Posted December 22, 2011 | 11:34 AM

I finally did it. This week I finally opened up my work email. I had about 30 messages with the subject "your mailbox is full." And more than 2,500 other unread emails. I was perfectly happy letting it stay full. But I'm now just a few weeks away from returning...

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