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Baby-led weaning is a method of introducing solid foods that skips spoon feeding purees and instead allows the child to feed himself. It’s presenting your baby with a range of healthy food options and trusting his sense of hunger and desire to learn to eat without interfering in the process. It’s more about an attitude of […]

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While Preston’s birth didn’t happen exactly how I had planned, my recovery was better than I could have imagined. It felt great to be able to care for my baby and visit with friends and family just hours after the birth. I remember sitting on the hospital bed the day after he was born eating a […]

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***Note: This post contains images of labor and a Cesarean birth that some may consider graphic.*** There’s a physiological phenomenon called disassociation; it’s a protective mechanism enabled by the nervous system when it reaches its maximum capacity to process stimulation. It’s that zoned out feeling when you’re driving and suddenly arrive at your destination with no idea […]

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I had a few friends over for a playdate at my house a few weeks ago, and while the kids played we caught up on life and all of its ups and downs. Lately my time has been consumed by decluttering my house using the KonMari method in The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up and focusing on […]

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