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Vacation…All I Ever Wanted.

Posted on: October 20, 2018 | Children, Famillies, Motherhood, Parenting, Travel

Planning for a family vacation, let’s face it, “we” do it all! We truly, completely, unabashedly do it all. So why…WHY am I surprised when it’s expected of me? We have a tradition in our family that we celebrate 5 year old birthdays with a trip. So when my youngest child turned 5 in September, a trip we took. Along with our special “big sister” Jessica, Knotts Berry Farm and . . .

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Infant Feeding Specialist-Conclusion

Posted on: August 27, 2018 | Babies, Children, Infant Feeding Specialist, Information, Motherhood, Parenting, Postpartum Doulas, Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Relationships

At now 8 months, Bradford is crawling and teething. Imani is loving this stage of parenting as Bradford is more interactive and seems less fragile. She’s noticed that Bradford has been a little forceful at the breast. The very few breastfeeding sessions has now become their new normal and Imani wants to enjoy these last moments. The other night she was brushing his gums and noticed that there was a . . .

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Infant Feeding Specialist-Part 3

Posted on: August 20, 2018 | Famillies, Feeding, Infant Feeding Specialist, Meals, Motherhood, Postpartum Doulas

2 months postpartum and Imani’s first day at work is around the corner. We’re visiting and we are going through what pumping at work will look like. She has been on her medication for anxiety for 2 weeks now, and shares that she is feeling less frazzled. Bradford gave his first hearty chuckle and it brightened her darkest day. While she has a great stash to feed Bradford for weeks . . .

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Mommin’ Ain’t Easy, But It Sure Is Fun…

Posted on: April 6, 2018 | Babies, Famillies, Love, Motherhood, Parenting

Mommin’ ain’t easy, but it sure is fun… For many, the child they hold and rock to sleep, is a child that they longed for. They planned, hoped and prayed for the pregnancy and healthy child. The love was immediate. For many, the child they hold and rock to sleep, is a child they had not planned, wanted, or expected. The love came after. Mommin’ it ain’t easy. When you’re . . .

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What Are Your Parent Boundaries?

Posted on: April 6, 2018 | Famillies, Information, Motherhood, Parenting, Relationships

Boundaries. Do you have them? What are yours? What do you do when someone crosses them? Boundaries are defined as a line that marks the limits of an area; a dividing line. Boundaries come into play in all facets of life. The friendship that is more one-sided than equal in efforts. The relationship that repeatedly results in worry and heartbreak than feelings of love. The job that asks more of . . .

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