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New Mom Seeking Friends in Las Vegas

Posted on: February 19, 2024 | Children, Community, Famillies, Friendship, Motherhood, Parenting, Relationships

New Mom seeks the company of other moms who love to laugh, enjoys playing “tourist” by trying out new spots in our wondrous city, a hot meal, and putting on some dancing (or bowling) shoes. Looking for mom friends who want time to re-energize and relax in a diverse, welcoming environment. New Mom seeking genuine connections while building a village with our children; planting relationship roots for years to come. . . .

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Car Seat 101

Posted on: September 4, 2023 | Children, Community, education, Information, Las Vegas, Parenting, Safety

Did you know there is a science behind child passenger safety seats (aka car seats)? The production, the laws, the regulations, the installation, and even usage? One more thing for new parents to worry about, however probably one of the top 5 of importance in child-rearing. Child passenger safety technicians are trained and certified to help families navigate the world of car seats. Safe Kids Clark County, UMC Healthy Living . . .

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Top Five Books for Parents

Posted on: September 26, 2022 | Babies, Children, education, Famillies, Fatherhood, Friendship, Grandparents, Health, Information, Love, Motherhood, Parenting, Relationships

We’ve all done it, right? Had a stack of books on the nightstand, a quick reference read thrown into the diaper bag, and a list of all the books to read to help make us a “better parent” with this or that. I know I did! I enjoy reading. With so many lists of ‘great reads to read’ I have curated a top five books for parents list of my . . .

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Infant Massage

Posted on: September 5, 2022 | Babies, Body, Children, classes, Community, education, Fatherhood, Health, Information, Motherhood, Parenting, Relationships, VFD Team

The beautiful and wonderful power of touch. From a nudge to a snuggle, a high-five to a hug, a hand-hold to a pat-on-the-back, a touch goes a long way. This is also to be said about infants and their response and interpretation to touch. Infant massage is one of those great ways to show an infant just how important they are.  What is Infant Massage Infant massage is the art . . .

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When You Don’t Love Parenthood

Posted on: February 7, 2022 | Babies, Body, Children, Famillies, Fatherhood, Motherhood, Parenting, Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Relationships

Mornings came way too early for Claudia most days. The overnight support from her postpartum doula was a godsend in getting full rest for the day ahead, and she found herself enjoying the nightcap conversation over tea before retreating for the night. It was something about the day the afternoons that shook Claudia. Evyn was a great nap-taker and nursing was gaining traction, so what was going on with her? . . .

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