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When it comes to feeding your baby, people have pretty strong opinions about which way is best. Whether it's formula vs. breastmilk or when to start solid foods, the topic of infant feeding seems to get everyone up in...
If you had told me a year ago that I would share pictures of my breastfeeding journey, or nurse Polly in public, or nurse her at all, I would have called you a liar. I had very strong ideas...
My husband and I recently took our seven-month-old son to Oklahoma to meet some of his extended family. I was incredibly nervous about flying with him and had visions of my husband pacing the aisle with our wailing baby....
Once upon a time, a mama had a baby. She held the baby, looked into his eyes, and fell in love at first sight. They lived happily ever after. We have all heard this fairy tale. In fact, we all expect...
Did you know February is National Children's Dental Health Month? All month long, the American Dental Association has worked with healthcare professionals and educators to promote the benefits of good oral health to children, their caregivers, teachers, and many...
Recently, I gave birth to a beautiful, healthy, vibrant baby girl. And although I LOVE my daughter's name, I'd be lying if I said I didn't struggle with it. Why, you ask? Because of the unwanted opinions of others. It got...
My first pregnancy was anything but picture perfect. A test concerned us into thinking our son might have spina bifida, so we had multiple ultrasounds to confirm that he did not. Then we learned that somehow the baby’s blood...
Dogs have always been a love of mine. My earliest memories include our family dog, a Springer Spaniel named Molly. I followed her around constantly and absolutely loved her. In fact, at the age of four, I received my...
Motherhood comes in all shapes and sizes. For some mothers, they have their decided upon number of babies and they know they are done. Whether it's their second, third, or sixth, they savor that last baby because they have...
I should probably preface this post by noting that I have a 31-pound one year old who eats almost everything we put in front of him. But, I have been asked more than once how we got him to...

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