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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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I Carried My Baby for More Than 9 Months.

Posted on: April 7, 2019 | Babies, Children, Famillies, Information, Motherhood, Parenting

Babywearing, the art and act of wearing a baby in a carrier or secured structure. The art of babywearing dates back before there was written record. Cultures and communities adapted this method of transporting their offspring for a variety of reasons and utilized a myriad of materials. From the Native Americans to African cultures to the Latin countries and beyond. You see them online. Your friends have raved about it . . .

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