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Reflections on the Arrival of Our Second Baby

Dr. Magrini's children

‘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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Mommin’ Ain’t Easy


It was recently my oldest son’s seventh birthday, and as I reflect on the last seven years, I’m in disbelief of how fast it went — but also, how much has changed in our lives in those seven years. When you are in the midst of the dirty diapers, tantrums, no sleep, hormones, post-partum depression, and everyday …

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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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