A peek into the P&N office from an intern’s perspective

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After four years of undergrad and two years of grad school, I’ve had a lot of internships. This makes nine. That’s right, nine. I counted to make sure. They’ve all been rewarding and educational in their own way, but I’m

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Doing the splits

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Every three months or so, new faces appear in the P&N office, eager to learn about the magazine industry, and let’s face it, the adorable world of babies. I’m the new face for these three months, and if you knew

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Closet case

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Take your pick from the pantry organizer turned plush keeper.

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A day in the life: Pizza, pizza

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Photographing food isn’t easy. It has to look fresh, healthy and mouthwateringly delicious.

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Closet case: Everything looks better in bins

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Everyone knows what goes where. At least in theory.

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A day in the life: Production

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Once a month, whether we’re ready or not, “Production” shows up on the calendar.

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Where we work: Shea’s desk

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“The mug on my desk (playing the role of pen holder) is from one of my top five fave coffee shops in Atlanta, Land of a Thousand Hills. They have superb locations, a commendable cause (check them out!), and brew

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Closet case: Diaper cream

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Just 14 of the approximately 3,259,531 tubes of diaper cream we have on hand …

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A day in the life: The talking candy jar

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Every time you walk buy, it says (loudly), “Eat me! Eat me!”

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Picture perfect

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Working at a magazine is just as fun as you would imagine; there are babies and celebrities and fabulous shoes, the models are always gorgeous (P.S. Yeah, they really do look like that) and our bloggers are undeniably cool. But

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Where we work: Steph’s desk

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“I don’t care that summer’s almost here, these little guys have a home on my desk year-round.”

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That’s a wrap!

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The P&N art and editorial team just finished production on a “day in the life of mom and baby”-themed product and fashion shoot. Look for this sweet feature showcasing cool summer gear and casual everyday wear for babies and new

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Closet case: Baby fashion

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A glimpse at our rack full of baby clothes—organized by color, of course.

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Gold standard

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By Erin Shea Long
Up until a few months ago, I had not one misgiving that my name or any likeness should ever be associated with the Olympics. And given my mandatory adolescent P.E. affair with volleyball, I was firm that I never wanted that association again.

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Where babies, I mean baby fashion features, come from

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By Lauren Brockman

If you’ve had a look at our April issue, you’ve hopefully enjoyed the illegal levels of adorableness that is our Criminally Cute baby fashion feature. You guys, I wish I had a video of the meeting during which we brainstormed the concept.

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Put your records on

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On any given day, you’ll find the P&N editors working on a handful of different projects. Sometimes we’re prepping in the wardrobe closet for an upcoming photo shoot or creating a food spread at our studio. On another day, we

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Life in the fast lane

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By Lacey Major

Here at P&N, we typically work with about a five-month lead-time, which means that I am currently rounding up products for our August issue—yep, in April. It’s crazy.

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The Working Mom Chronicles, Vol. 1: I wanna pump YOU up

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By Rachel Reiff Ellis

I’ve been a working, breastfeeding mom for eight-plus months now and while I’m certainly extremely grateful that modern technology affords me the option to feed my baby with breast milk even when we’re apart, it’s definitely a regimen that takes some patience.

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The sky’s the limit

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Tracy Brown
I have two great fears in this life. The first is spiders. The second is air travel with a toddler.

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Good Eats

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By Steph Rosendorf
One thing you should know about the P&N editors: we all love to chow down! Good food makes us very happy around here.

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Baby on the brain

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By Alexa Crisa
Now that my college days are behind me, I know girls who are so ready to be moms. And in my circle of friends, I’m definitely the least ready for mommyhood.

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Where we work: Rachel’s desk

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 “Max is the first baby of mine who actually got a birth announcement—sorry other kids!—and so even though he’ll be one next month (I don’t want to talk about it), I keep that sucker posted loud and proud for all

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Dress code

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By Lauren Brockman
This may come as a surprise to those of you who picture the Halcyon Media headquarters to be bustling with freshly manicured, perfectly coiffed, always high-heeled editors, but the truth is: We* keep it pretty casual around here.

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One stellar birth

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By Sarah Gilbreath
I’m P&N’s resident geek. Whenever you see something on the site or in the mag that mentions spaceships or aliens, you can be pretty sure it was my doing.

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Where we work: Lauren’s desk

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 “As you might have guessed, we have a few magazine issues laying around the P&N offices. Might as well keep things organized and cute, am I right?” —Lauren, Executive Editor

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Mustang rally

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By Erin Shea Long
I was pulling for this dress, I was. It has all the makings of a cover look, just never quite made it out of the gate.

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One of those days

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By Lacey Major
Some weeks I feel like I’m a rock star mom/wife/editor. And some weeks, like this week … yeah, not so much.

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Where we work: Alyson’s desk

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 “Every once in a while we get into a note-passing phase in the office. Tracy, our resident bringer of fun, slipped me this affirmation one day, and it got a permanent home right beside my screen. Everyone needs a Tracy

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Strolling around the Magic Kingdom

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By Lauren Brockman
In my five years at Pregnancy & Newborn, my familiarity with pregnancy- and parenting-related topics has grown exponentially. I’ve come to know more about the baby industry than I ever imagined I could (or ever realized I wanted to).

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Where we work: Tracy’s desk

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 “This was my son Braxton’s first ‘art project’—painting with a corn cob! He was only 10 months old when I received this gem, but it hangs on the wall right behind my computer monitor. What can I say—I’m a proud

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