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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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Best Foods for Breastfeeding

Disclosure: This post is part our series in observance of World Breastfeeding Week and is sponsored by Woman’s Hospital.  Best Foods for Breastfeeding Many breastfeeding moms worry about the foods they eat, thinking they have to eat a perfect diet in order for their baby to get perfect breast milk. This often leads to unnecessary stress […]

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Six Lessons Breastfeeding Taught Me About Parenthood

Disclosure: This post is part our series in observance of World Breastfeeding Week and is sponsored by Woman’s Hospital.  Six Lessons Breastfeeding Taught Me About Parenthood The moment that I began to try to breastfeed, lessons of what parenthood was going to be like started flooding in. There were disappointments, victories, and everything in between. These […]

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Screen Time and the Loss of a Teachable Moment

It’s been a long, hot summer and my girls and I were coming off of a two week period of being stuck at the house because of sickness and surgery recovery. We all hit our breaking point, and the only thing that seemed to offer me an hour without whines of boredom was the iPad. […]

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This is 13 :: Learning to Love My Teen

You say the word teen to a parent of a young child and their heart skips a beat. You mean my little chunky boo bear is going to be a TEENAGER soon? There goes my nightly snuggles and being your best friend, soon you will hate me. Maybe those were just MY thoughts…I have been […]

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Sprinting to Life Lessons

Sometimes I feel like my husband and I are in a mad dash to teach our children important life lessons and values. And, by the way, I am not a good runner. I’m constantly trying to throw in bits of wisdom during teachable moments, but so often, I feel like I’m falling short. If there […]

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Kids Get Migraines Too :: Treatment and Prevention Tips from Children’s Hospital

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Children’s Hospital. Headache is one of the most common complaints encountered in medicine. It is estimated that over the course of a year 50 – 75 percent of adults will experience a headache with 30 percent of those patients having a headache consistent with migraine. But headaches are […]

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