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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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You Have Your Hands Full!

Posted on: September 3, 2018 | Children, Famillies, Love, Parenting

I never wanted to have children.   There I said it. Out-loud. To the masses. WHEW! Well, it’s just that, I wanted to be the aunt that spoiled all of my nieces and nephews. When I married my husband, we were on the same page. No children. Flash forward 15 years later and  we have 4 of God’s most beautiful blessings. Hey, It happens, right? And whether we were ready or . . .

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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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The Bonding Power of Food: From Paris to Vegas

Posted on: July 3, 2018 | Love, Meals, Parenting, Relationships, Travel

    I was 7 ½ months pregnant with my 3rd child.  I wanted to take a special trip with my oldest, who was 7 years old at the time,  before the baby was born.  It was around Christmas time. We decided what we both wanted for Christmas wasn’t a ton of gifts, but an unforgettable experience for the both of us.  Being that my daughter equals passion to me, . . .

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Rub-A-Dub-Dub

Posted on: June 25, 2018 | Babies, Famillies, Information, Parenting, Uncategorized

Splish Splash you’re ready for baby’s bath! …Or are you?! One of the things I hear most often as a doula is “My baby hates the bath!” And for many, this is their truth. If we pull back to basics, we can remember a few things: baby has spent months in a nice soothing soak. Baths are calming and relaxing, even for us. Bath time can be a fantastic indication . . .

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