Stop Telling Me to Love My Stretch Marks.

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Stretch marks and loose skin after pregnancy or significant weight loss are a common issue. Before I say my little piece, let’s get a couple of things out of the way. First, I am proud of every person in the world who is comfortable in their own skin. Go you! Our bodies go through drastic changes in our lifetimes, and to have a positive attitude along the way can be tough. I would never tell anyone to dim the light from within them, or to be any less proud of their appearance. Second, I am not against any particular way of dealing with one’s own body. If plastic surgery is the route you take, go for it! If you use wraps, that’s great. We are all allowed to cope with things in our individual ways and not feel invalidated. Each of us, at some point or another, has had to learn how to “self-love”, but we learn this in different ways, and sometimes on multiple occasions. For this reason, I don’t like being told

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Tips for Flying with Infants

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Raise your hand if you’re excited to board a plane with an infant!

…No one?

Raise your reluctant hands if you are going to do it anyway!

Whether we want to or not, sometimes traveling with an infant (or two) cannot be avoided. Our family has traveled domestically and internationally by plane and automobile on multiple occasions. As more of our friends and family are beginning families of their own, we thought we’d share some travel tips that have worked for us. For this post, we’ll focus on air travel only. I’m not going to give you a step by step of obvious details, but hopefully some helpful reminders. (This page may contain affiliate links!)

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We’re Halfway There, We’re Livin’ In a Square


Please re-read the title of this post, and sing it to yourself to the tune of “Livin’ On a Prayer,” thank you.

Now we can move on. I thought it might be nice to let you all know what we’re up to since moving back to the states, since some of you have asked. We’ve gotten almost half of our move complete, which means that we are here, we are safe, there is a roof over our heads, we have at least one of our vehicles, and the movers have gotten some of our belongings across the ocean. What this also means though, is that the roof over our heads is quite temporary, our other vehicle is hopefully not sinking on a cargo ship somewhere, and the rest of our things have not made it stateside. Although we have moved, we really are only “halfway there.”

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What Are We Doing Here?

Hi everyone! Well, if you haven’t checked out the different pages here on Two Boys One Pup, please do! You will learn a little about each of us there. If you’re wondering why I decided to start this blog, I am too. It’s not that I have anything particularly important to say, however, I now have a platform for sharing things with family and friends.

Speaking of sharing, we do have some news for (some of) you.

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