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Reflections on the Arrival of Our Second Baby

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‘Twas the night before the new baby And all through the house  Not a creature was stirring Not even a mouse The hospital bags were hung by the garage door with care Knowing a new baby  Soon would be there Our daughter was nestled All snug in her bed While …

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The Seasons of Motherhood

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Lately I’ve been feeling more acutely the seasons of motherhood.  It’s incredibly cliché to say, “Oh enjoy this season, it goes so fast.” In fact, when other people (usually elderly women) said that to me when I had newborns, I shifted between feelings of, ‘yes, it’s amazing,’ to feelings of, …

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To the man whose wife just pushed out his child from a ten centimeter hole in her body….(or underwent a massive surgical procedure!)

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Having just delivered my second baby, I’ve been privy to many “mama talks and baby walks” with other moms, veteran or new. Stuff is shared. So men listen up, this is a compilation of dos and don’ts I’ve gathered from these conversations, that hopefully will help you along this hormone …

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Safe Sleeping for Infants: The ABC’s of the ZZZs

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Safe sleeping and sleeping preferences continue to be popular topic among moms. And, in January of this year it was reported that an alarming number of seven infant deaths occurred Washoe County due to unsafe sleeping conditions. To get some answers, we talked to Bre Taylor, Director of Maternal and …

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