Author: Ally Downey

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#ElectionDay

In the long list of things unexpected about parenthood, the idea of registering a “teachable moment” falls pretty low on the list — but is something that has fundamentally changed the way we thinking about, well, everything. And Election Day is one of those teachable moments that’s made us realize...

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#MomStaysinthePicture

Huffington Post writer Allison Tate has inspired a mini-movement of mothers through her incredibly honest reflection on how we view ourselves: I avoid photographic evidence of my existence these days. To be honest, I avoid even mirrors. When I see myself in pictures, it makes me wince. I know I...

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An ode to the Nosefrida.

weeSpring isn’t about experts (which is good, because we’re not experts), but this is a story worth sharing: Once, when we were on vacation, we drove 100 miles for a Nosefrida, because the baby had a cold, and we’d left ours at home.  That’s pretty much the best product endorsement...