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G- Growth and Development

Posted on: December 7, 2019 | Activity, Babies, Body, Children, Community, Famillies, Information, Parenting

Growth restricted. Failure to thrive. Supplementing. Growth charts. Percentiles. Growth spurts. Premature. Full-term.  For most parents, these phrases can generate anxiety and self-doubt. Am I starving my baby? What am I doing wrong? Maybe if I feed them more, this would rectify itself. Truth is, while there are charts, guidelines, and perimeters, genetic and family history play a big role in development.  Just when you begin to feel that you . . .

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I Don’t Love This…Is That Normal?

Posted on: July 26, 2019 | Babies, Children, Famillies, Love, Motherhood, Parenting

“I don’t love this.  Is that bad?  Is something wrong with me. This can’t be normal!”   But it is. 9 months of giving up this and adding in extras of that, your body and your life (for that matter) hasn’t been your own. So when baby finally emerges into the world everything should fit nicely back to normal, right? Wrong! The first 12 weeks after giving birth is known as . . .

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Birth to Postpartum, from Dad’s Point of View

Posted on: June 30, 2019 | Babies, Birth Work, Children, Famillies, Fatherhood, Parenting, Relationships

Dads, we love ‘em. From the birthing space to the months between July and May, very little is publicly whispered about fathers after Father’s Day. It’s no surprise that far less is mentioned about fathers of newborns. The spotlight of pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum so brightly shines on Mom; and often we fail to realize, Dads have their own labor and postpartum experiences too. Experiences we rarely ask them about. . . .

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D: Daycares, and What to Know!

Posted on: May 4, 2019 | Babies, childcare, Children, Community, Famillies, Information, Parenting

What do you think about daycares? Do you know of any daycares that fit ‘XYZ’? Since I can’t have you forever, what daycares do you recommend? The daunting task of choosing a care provider to look after your child can be quite overwhelming. With dozen of options to choose from, how does a new parent begin to think about having care for their little one outside of their own or . . .

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C: Cloth Diapers!

Posted on: April 27, 2019 | Babies, Business, Children, Diapers, Famillies, Information

Cloth diapers…AAAAAH!!! Where does the poop go? (In the toilet) OMG, I can’t believe you wash that in your washing machine. (The same way you clean puke, dirty underwear, bed-wetting sheets, etc) Wait…that’s not how I remember them! (I know right?! Look at how cute and easy cloth diapers are now!) I first wanted to hone in on the cloth diaper world when I had my first child. Then I . . .

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