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Baby Sun Safety

Published on May 8, 2018

Keeping Baby Safe in the Summer Sun   I think it’s safe to say that…

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NICU Questions to Ask

Published on May 4, 2018

NICU Questions to Ask I remember the days when my son, Logan, was in the…

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Parenting From the Gap

Published on December 6, 2017

As often happens in the parenting group that I host on Facebook, there was recently…

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4 Rules for Visiting a New Baby Who Has An Older Sibling

Published on November 21, 2017

When you bring Baby home, Sibling thinks it’s just so cool. They get to show…

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Helping Your Child Adjust to a New Baby and Big Changes

Published on November 16, 2017

In our last segment, we discussed helping your child with identifying and expression emotions in…

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Helping Your Child Adjust to a New Baby and Big Feelings

Published on November 16, 2017

One of the things to look most forward to after birth is introducing your new…

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Why You Can’t Ever Know What’s Best for Babies

Published on November 5, 2017

Everyone does the very best they can for their baby. That’s a given.   My…

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5 Ways to Bond With Your Baby That Aren’t Feeding

Published on October 17, 2017

There are so many ways to bond with your baby! When people talk about bonding,…

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Baby Penis Care

Published on October 2, 2017

 Baby Penis Care Baby penis care might not be something you’ve even given much thought…

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What I Wish I Knew About Bonding

Published on September 19, 2017

Bonding is the cornerstone of parenthood. As parents, we are thinking nearly constantly about creating…

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Mom Things Nobody Fucking Told Me About

Published on August 2, 2017

Mom Things Nobody Fucking Told Me About   The following is a guest post from…

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“Infant at Work Program” Expands in Arizona

Published on January 11, 2017

Infant at Work Program Expands in Arizona In his State of the State address on…

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I Wanted A Baby Nurse… Until I Had A Postpartum Doula

Published on November 7, 2016

“I already hired a baby nurse and night nanny. But I need more.” The titles…

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How Do Babies Get Left In Hot Cars?

Published on August 15, 2016

I just got blocked by a friend on Facebook for sharing information about why babies…

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A Surprising Stuffy Nose Remedy You Never Saw Coming

Published on June 16, 2016

When I shared yesterday’s stuffy nose remedy, I never anticipated that the NoseFrida would cause…

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The NoseFrida Sucks (Snot)!

Published on June 14, 2016

Parenting comes with a lot of Bs – babies, blood, barf, and today’s topic: boogers….

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Dinnertime Doula

Published on March 24, 2016

Let’s face it. Evenings with small children suck. (There, I said it so you don’t…

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I Am A Horrible Mother: What Postpartum Depression Really Feels Like

Published on October 23, 2015

PPD is real… Admin note: The following is a true account from a guest blogger…

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Finding Your New Normal: Life After Bringing Baby Home

Published on September 28, 2015

Parenting got ya down? Lack of sleep coupled with mental and physical exhaustion can throw…

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Don’t Panic: What to Expect The First Day Home From the Hospital

Published on September 24, 2015

Panic in the First Day Home With Baby There’s a post over at Scary Mommy called…

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Breastfeeding Basics: It’s All in the LATCH-ONS

Published on September 1, 2015

Breastfeeding is natural, but it doesn’t come naturally for many women. It is not something…

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The Best Push Present: Postpartum Doula Care

Published on July 31, 2015

Postpartum Doula Care: What is it and why would I want it? As a postpartum…

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Preparing A Postpartum Plan – with FREE sample and printable

Published on July 27, 2015

The concept of writing a birth plan has become very well known. Planning for your…

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I’m The Bravest Woman My Daughter Knows

Published on July 10, 2015

I’m The Bravest Woman My Daughter Knows I didn’t tame a lion, but I swam…

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Family-Centered Birth Support in Phoenix

Published on June 26, 2015

Building Your Birth Team in the Valley Just Got A Whole Lot Easier Even as…

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