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High Lipase and Bottle Refusal: The Part of Breastfeeding and Pumping No One Told Me About

Disclosure: This post is part our series in observance of World Breastfeeding Week and is sponsored by Woman’s Hospital.  High Lipase and Bottle Refusal: The Part of Breastfeeding and Pumping No One Told Me About When I was pregnant with my first baby, Lillian, I intended to breastfeed from the get go. Like many new moms, […]

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Social Media Makes Me Feel Like a Stalker

As I was checking out at the grocery store, I looked over at the line next to me and recognized her. And her kids. “Are you Jeff’s wife?” I said. Mind you … I’ve never been introduced to this person in real life. Or the kids. But I recognized her from pictures posted on Facebook. […]

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When Someone Else’s Child Has Food Allergies :: Being a Supportive Friend and Family Member

A few weeks ago, my nephew Rand developed a peanut allergy seemingly overnight. He had eaten peanut butter on numerous occasions before, but that day, he experienced an anaphylactic reaction within minutes. When it was confirmed that it was, in fact, a severe allergy to peanuts, my sister and I began discussing some of the […]

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#BoyMomProblems Needs to Disappear

Several weeks ago, I grabbed my husband’s phone, opened the browser, and immediately cracked up laughing. “Boy mom” was typed in the search bar, and the results were about 15 pages of answers to the question “What does #boymom mean?” “Did you really search boy mom?” I asked him. “Yeah, I saw it on a […]

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