Alexis Edwards

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Birth

Team Birth

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I want to tell you a story. It was my second year of graduate school and I was living in rural South Africa. My roommate and I were woken in the middle of the...
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Why You Don’t NEED A Hospital Bag

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You read that right. You don't need a hospital bag. Ok maybe you need a small one, but trust me, you would survive without one and you will guaranteed leave the hospital with a bag full...

The Things That Keep Me From Procreating

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My husband, since the day I met him, bless him, has been all goo goo eyed about parenting a basketball team. He's a delusional Gaston telling me nonsense like, "picture this: a rustic hunting lodge,...

Why Mothers Should Care About Domestic Violence Awareness

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AMB is a team of women and mothers. A community that engages with countless other women, mothers, sisters, daughters, and friends. It's seems obvious that a community of women should feel united on the...

Why I Don’t Completely Love Being a SAHM

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I have a feeling this one might bring out some ugly. I remember when a fellow AMBer shared about why she chooses to work and holy batman, people were hateful. It broke my heart....

Doulas are a Bunch of Crazy Hippies (and Other Common Myths Debunked)

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I was first introduced to the concept of a doula when researching the overwhelming amount of information on the interwebs surrounding pregnancy and the undoable realization that a human being was in fact going to...
introversion

Introversion is a Personality Trait, Not an Excuse

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I’ve seen a few blogs recently written by self-proclaimed introverts. Peeps who claim they don’t need mom tribes or a mom’s night out cause well, they just like being alone. Don’t get me wrong,...
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Dear Parents of Young Children

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Dear parents of young children, I want you to know I see you. I'm currently living that tantrum filled, sleep deprived, poop all the live long day life and I see you. I know you. I...
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Potty Wars: The Gender-Neutral Bathroom Debate

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Man oh man, here we go. This isn't some fresh off the press debate. I'm sure, just like me, your feed has been inundated with blogs and articles and all kinds of noise surrounding Target and...

Why Instacart Isn’t Just For Fancy Folk

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'My very first experience with Instacart included a coupon for free deliver plus $10 off my groceries. I would have been really really dumb not to give free food a try. So I put...