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An Argument for Self-Care

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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

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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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The Tale of the Headless Easter Bunny

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I have issues. I get that. But perhaps during no season are my issues more prevalent than during the run-up to Easter. And there’s one massive reason. The Easter Bunny. But not the cute, fluffy, imaginary one (sorry kids if you’re reading this) that stops by my house every year to set …

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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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