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A Heartbreaking Conversation With a Housemaid

She began working for me as a kitchen maid five days ago. "What is your name," I asked her. "I have two," she said. "One is the name my parents gave me, the other is what my in-laws gave me. Which one…

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3 Amazing Books to Prepare You for a Natural Childbirth

As our first baby's due date gets closer, childbirth has been on my mind more and more. My husband and I took a childbirth class a few weeks ago, and I've been doing reading and exercises to get ready…

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The Other F Word (Fertility)

From the time I was young, I cursed my uterus. Cramps plagued me when I was trying to do rounds at the hospital, and blood would leak out of my tampons and onto my scrubs in the middle of a …

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Thanks for the ideas. I have a lone sweet potato and wasn't sure how I wanted to cook it.