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An Argument for Self-Care


When was the last time you missed a doctor’s appointment? I’m not talking about one that you totally spaced, or maybe were too sick to go that day, but instead, when was the last time you knew you should go to the doctor for that checkup, but never actually scheduled it? Now, …

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Tools, Tips, and Tricks for (Exclusive) Pumping Mamas


Exclusive pumping, simply put, is breastfeeding without nursing. The mom pumps her milk and feeds her baby via bottles. It’s answering both when people ask if you are doing breast or bottle. I pumped exclusively for my son for 14 months and over those 829 hours (yep, you read that correctly) …

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What type of garden should you plant with your child this spring?

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Children who get their hands in the dirt have improved moods, better learning experiences and decreased anxiety, according to this study. Gardening gets children outside, builds their connection to the natural world and increases their love of eating fruits and veggies, all while providing moderate exercise. Research has also found …

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Finding Perspective


We all want to fit in. Whether we’re new moms, seasoned pros, or not sure we want to have children at all, we all want to be accepted by others. Whether we’re the one who wasn’t genuinely invited to the party, the awkward bridesmaid that didn’t keep in touch as much …

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DIY Immune Support

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This winter has been a doozy for illness. So many people have been sick, and the illnesses just seems to LINGER. Or it’s just one virus after another for weeks or months. It’s awful to hear about adults suffering, but I hate it when I hear that kids are sick for months …

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