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ROUTINES, GIFTS IN DISGUISE!

Posted on: January 27, 2020 | Babies, birth, Children, education, Famillies, Fatherhood, Feeding, Information, Motherhood, Parenting, sleep

Routines. It’s not a bad word I promise! In fact, quite the opposite. A routine can be a saving grace in the day in the life of a new mother. In an already whirlwind realm of the unknown, having a routine (note: not schedule!) allows one to face the day head on with confidence. What’s the difference between a routine and a schedule? So glad you asked! By definition, a . . .

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Everybody’s Working For The Weekend

Posted on: January 17, 2020 | Children, Community, Famillies, Fatherhood, Friendship, Love, Motherhood, Parenting, Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Relationships, Uncategorized

Thanks Loverboy! However, for many families, the weekends are just as busy (or even busier) than the weekends.  Did you know that taking the weekends to recharge can leave you even more drained? Find that time whether it be an hour here, a few hours there, or a whole day away to indulge. To indulge in Y.O.U! Your family loves YOU. Your little sleepless newborn babe loves you. You love . . .

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Missing A Matriarch

Posted on: November 22, 2019 | Famillies, Fatherhood, Friendship, Loss, Love, Relationships

March 20, 2019, we lost our family matriarch. Susan Fanning was a respected, tough, traditional Italian woman who was born in Connecticut, and grew up in Arizona, before marrying and setting down to make a home her own family in Wyoming. Susan was revered and respected in her small Wyoming town, as the bank teller then, proofreader before retiring. Her family loved and respected her. I would watch my husband . . .

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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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