Author Archive | Emma

breastfeeding week

Extended Breastfeeding :: Why It Worked For My Family

Disclosure: This post is part our series in observance of World Breastfeeding Week and is sponsored by Woman’s Hospital.  Extended Breastfeeding :: Why It Worked For My Family Breastfeeding was not something I thought about much during my first pregnancy. I took a class at Woman’s Hospital and learned the basics, and I hoped I would […]

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Why I Read To My Son

I don’t think I brag about my son William any more than average. I try not to. Of course, because he is mine, I think he’s the most special person on this earth. But every parent feels that way about their kids, right? But if I may take this moment, I will say that he […]

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My Child

My Child is NOT the Enemy

It’s a common theme on blogs, in parenting magazines, in commercials: Mommy versus baby, parents vs. kids, surviving motherhood, etc., etc. It can often be comedic, and I know all parents feel like sometimes their kids are out to get them, but I think that mentality, even if it’s mostly meant as a joke, can sometimes […]

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First Year Essentials

When I was pregnant, and after I had waited an appropriate amount of time to start buying baby things, I found myself pretty overwhelmed about what baby gear to buy or register for. There are so many choices these days, and on top of that, there’s no sure way to know what your baby will […]

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