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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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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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What You Need to Know about Dental Health in Pregnancy

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Bencaz Family Dentistry.  What You Need to Know about Dental Health in Pregnancy Congrats you are growing toes in that belly of yours. Pregnancy is an exciting time and also full of a lot of unknowns. As moms we know there are plenty of things to worry about […]

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Whole30 :: More Than Just a Diet

Exactly one month ago, I started on my Whole30 journey. The beginning of this year was pretty rough for my family and myself. In the span of a week, I lost my mother, my uncle, and we moved into our new house. It was devastating and stressful to say the least. The lack of routine, […]

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Bee Better with Bombas :: The Only Brand of Socks You’ll Ever Need

Disclosure :: Bombas sponsored this post. That said, we are darn lucky they spoiled us with socks because we are addicted to this brand! Bee Better with Bombas :: The Only Brand of Socks You’ll Ever Need A wise man once said, “One can never have enough socks.” I, for one, agree completely with Albus Dumbledore […]

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I’m Not a Germophobe, BUT …

When my daughter was still a baby, a greeter at Wal-Mart chased me down to yell at me, “The keys! The keys! The baby has the keys! IN HER MOUTH!!!” My first reaction was a dumbfounded, “AND?” She looked at me exasperated, “Well, she’s not supposed to put them in her mouth!” Lady, let me […]

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