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Author Archive | Betty Sweet Atkinson


The Outtakes

Today was a mess of errands. Hither, there, and yonder. My youngest is potty training, so when we were at home he was naked, and when we went out he was in training pants. We carted the oldest to and from camps, got some groceries, met a guy about a thing, bought stamps and looked for chairs […]

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The Deeper End of

The Deeper End of Parenting

In 2009 Roper St. Francis Hospital mandated that parents watch a short educational video about proper sleeping and feeding techniques, with information about SIDS and Shaken Baby Syndrome, prior to being released from the Maternity Care Center. So, about 24 hours after our first child was born, I was wheeled into a small room with […]

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