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Time Not Toys

Dear beloved friends and family,   My life is a mess. The dishes aren’t done. The laundry is never-ending. Literally. I haven’t vacuumed in weeks. I’m ashamed of the state of my bathroom. And there are toys… everywhere. So, please, pretty please, as you are thinking of how much you love us and how much… Continue reading Time Not Toys

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FARE Treats For All: The Teal Pumpkin Project

It was December around Christmastime, and I was the only one home, waiting for my 6 year old sister to get back from dance class. I was 14 years old, busy cleaning the kitchen from making cookies and dancing around to the Practical Magic soundtrack, and I didn’t hear the soft knocking on our front… Continue reading FARE Treats For All: The Teal Pumpkin Project

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Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

Why do people run marathons? Climb mountains? Swim great distances? So they can say they did? No. They do it to prove to themselves that they can. They do it to push their bodies to their fullest potential. They do it to explore the limitations of their minds. They do it because they feel it… Continue reading Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

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Doing the Breaststroke

Do you remember being a non-crunchy mom and how you felt when those super crunchy women would leave you horror struck by telling you things like: “Yes, I consumed my placenta after birth…”*** Or…  “I no longer buy toilet paper.”*** I was totally that woman when it came to sharing interesting facts about breastmilk. ***Placenta… Continue reading Doing the Breaststroke

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Nursing Tales: United By Love

Thank you for joining us as we’ve given mothers from all over the US a place to share their Nursing Tales. We heard from mommas whose nursing relationships changed from first to second child, mommas who faced and overcame nursing obstacles, mommas who milk shared and pumped and supplemented with formula, mommas who exclusively formula… Continue reading Nursing Tales: United By Love