Monthly Archives: March 2014

Vintage Parenting Advice: Cover Your Mouth With Toilet Paper

Since I’ve been pregnant, I’ve gotten a lot of advice, and not all of it has been helpful. My brother-in-law, for example, told me not to touch my cat anymore. It’s easy to excuse the advice of well-intentioned relatives (and … Continue reading

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Vintage Pregnancy Euphemism

I’m not “expecting,” I’m a “Lady-in-Waiting.” Don’t tell me I can’t be royal, Lorde.

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Basic Baby Registry List for 2014

Wow, for something I can do without leaving my couch, registering for baby has been pretty overwhelming. There’s so much baby stuff and only so much money and space. I found this ask metafilter question helpful in not only determining … Continue reading

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Vintage Maternity Style: Lauren Bacall

Since becoming a Host* to a little sprocket, I’ve been scouting around for vintage maternity inspiration. Resources are scant. A lot of vintage maternity looks just aren’t that appealing. Think lots of boxy tunics. The June 22, 1953 edition of … Continue reading

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