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Tears in My Wine and Cabbage in My Bra: How I Survived Weaning Cold Turkey

Tears in My Wine and Cabbage in My Bra: How I Survived Weaning Cold Turkey

I Was Bamboozled I’ve been lucky in terms of my breastfeeding journey. As self-deprecating as it may sound, there is a self-dialogue that says, “mama, you may have had this coming” in my head, because I’ve known so many stories to be much different than mine. So, I write cautiously, but also with courage. I’ve [...]
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How to Survive Plugged Ducts

How to Survive Plugged Ducts

In August we celebrate World Breastfeeding Week, and while breastfeeding is amazing and beautiful, it can also be incredibly difficult and painful. Over the past seven years, I’ve travelled along my own breastfeeding journey, and after nursing three children, I can safely say I’ve learned a few things along the way. One of those things [...]
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family friendly breweries

Guide to Family-Friendly Breweries in Northern Colorado

This guide to family-friendly breweries is brought to you by Brian Franzen with Your Equity Real Estate. Wondering if any local breweries are actually family friendly? Well, wonder no more! Our guide to family-friendly breweries in Northern Colorado has info on everything from highchairs and changing tables to kid-friendly features and the best times for [...]
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secret chocolate stashes

Secret Chocolate Stashes and Other Things I Said I’d Never Do as a Mom

I am recovering perfectionist. I don’t remember the last moment I set myself up with ridiculous standards but I did think I’d get all the laundry done this weekend so we’ll start there.  For some reason (perhaps my basic desire to be liked by everybody) I used to expect nothing but perfection from myself. Straight [...]
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