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Finding Success Through Breastfeeding Difficulties

August 1-7 is World Breastfeeding Week. All week long, our contributors will be sharing their stories, encouragement, trials, and helpful tips for nursing moms.  When moms talk about successful breastfeeding, they usually talk about making it to six months, a year or even two (or beyond). But what if I told you that I felt victorious […]

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Following, Bending, and Breaking the Mommy Rules

Several times throughout my pregnancy, those from older generations made comments to me about how much pregnancy and child rearing has changed since they did it.  Pregnant women having to avoid soft cheeses, cold cuts, and small amounts of alcohol didn’t seem to be as big of a deal then as it is today.  Maybe […]

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The Bond Between Siblings

“Three. Maybe four!” That’s the standard answer my husband and I give when asked how many kids we would like to have. Don is one of eight siblings and I am one of four. Having only one child, or even just two, has never crossed our minds. We both have happy memories of growing up in a full and busy household and envision the […]

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