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[24 Jan 2009 | No Comment | ]

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[7 Jan 2009 | No Comment | ]
Men in Transition

!function(d,s,id) {var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if (!d.getElementById(id)) {js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=”https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js”;fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,”script”,”twitter-wjs”);Monday night Tara and I attended our first childbirth education class.  It is home-birth specific which was nice, as we did not have to spend time explaining to folks why we were doing a homebirth, plus the class will spend significant amounts of time reviewing comfort measures that would only be applicable to a home-birth where you can move around.

Of course, Tara teaches such classes and I have also read quite a bit and so some of the information was redundant -– but the main benefit …

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[4 Jan 2009 | No Comment | ]

!function(d,s,id) {var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if (!d.getElementById(id)) {js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=”https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js”;fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,”script”,”twitter-wjs”);Well it is Sunday night January 4th, the last day of vacation. Tara and I have had a very relaxing time.  We had friends over for brunch today.  I made crepes with a crepe pan that Tara’s mom got for me.  It took a couple of practice tries but did not take long to get it down.
Making Crepes
It was a vacation filled with cooking.  I have been trying to go to the gym a bit more (and no, not because Natalie Portman is down there on …