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2017 Baton Rouge Family Friendly Holiday Events Guide

Disclosure :: this guide is brought to you courtesy of our sponsors Associates in Pediatric Dentistry and Manship Theatre. As the Baton Rouge holiday season is upon us, we want to shop, see lights, make gingerbread houses and so much more! Make sure to add these exciting events happening in and around the Baton Rouge area […]

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Teething Makes the Ugly Come Out

Our home has currently been taken over by Maverick’s molars. Our once happy go-lucky babe is now in so much pain from his gums bleeding that all he wants to do is cry, be held, and watch either Mickey or Moana. Some seasons in toddlers’ lives are so much fun and amazing that you just […]

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Dear Sleep, It’s Not You. It’s Me.

 Dear Sleep,   It’s not you. It’s me.    We’ve been trying to make it work. Squeezing in little micro-naps here and there and spending what little time together we can at night after the kids have gone to bed, only for our stolen time to be interrupted by a crying babe or a toddler […]

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My VBAC Birth Story

When my oldest son was born, everything happened so fast. I was only thirty-seven weeks gestation when he was born, and it was quite the experience. Outside of extra monitoring and progesterone shots, I had a pretty normal pregnancy, until my 35 week appointment. My ultrasound revealed a possibility of some type of blockage in […]

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The Day I Stopped Yelling {And Greatly Reduced the Stress in Our Family}

One beautiful afternoon in September, I was sitting on the back porch watching my four children play joyfully. My oldest child, age seven, came over and hugged me. “This has been a great day, Mom. Thanks for not yelling at us.” He scooted off to play, and I sat there in shock. “Thanks for not […]

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