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How To Talk To Your Kids About Their Body

How To Talk To Your Kids About Their Body

“MOM! I don’t want to see your BAGIMA!!” I’m sure every nurse and doctor in the OB/GYN office heard her through the thin walls and I was blushing before the doctor even came into my pregnancy checkup. We were expecting our fourth baby after recently moving to a new place, so my then three year [...]
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Easy Ways to Involve Your Kids in the Kitchen

Easy Ways to Involve Your Kids in the Kitchen

Research shows that having kids help in the kitchen is tremendously beneficial. Picky eaters are often more prone to try new foods, and children in general gain a new appreciation for what goes on in the kitchen. Now, I know that having kids “help” in the kitchen often drags the process out. When you’re trying [...]
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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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