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Tales from the Reference Desk

Hey gang, I was funemployed for several weeks and rapidly began losing my mind. I could use some perspective. The...

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Face front, true believers!

Face front, true believers! I love the way Stan Lee addressed his readers with such an intimate and glorifying phrase....

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Tube Food

My young daughter is eating solid food. She has two lower teeth, which she uses to great effect, scraping away...

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Things that now qualify as “me time”

Breastpumping My commute to work Taking a shower The three block walk to return my library books Sleeping Leaning on...

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A Parent’s Life as a Video Game

I work in the video game industry, so I tend to think of life in these terms. For example, when...

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Library Tourism: The San Francisco Main Branch

I’ve escaped my parental bonds for a moment, thanks to my husband, so I have a few minutes to tell...

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Parenthood by Percentages

In case anyone is interested in the relative effects of a New Baby, I ran a few numbers this morning....

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Books for busy mums and other humans

Reading has been a challenge lately, due to new baby and the delirium that accompanies around-the-clock breastfeeding. On the other...

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Out in the daylight with a stroller

I’m sitting at a cafe with my infant daughter. I feel like a monster of productivity, having successfully left the...

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