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Breastfeeding: It’s Not Easy Being the Cow!

For some of you, breastfeeding may be a glorious time spent gazing into your child’s eyes, bonding, and feeling that connection that you’re providing them with all they need. And for some of us, it sucks.  Literally and figuratively.  I remember preparing for baby #1, taking all the new expectant parenting classes, one of which […]

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Please Stop Asking When I’m Going to Have Another Baby!

“When are you going to have another baby?” “You need to give your son a sibling!” “Are you going to have more kids?” All of these seemingly harmless comments I hear almost on a daily basis. Most people think, “It’s no big deal, I’ll just come right out and ask.” I know this because I’ve been […]

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Top 5 Reasons Why I See A Counselor

Seeing a counselor shouldn’t be a dirty secret. I’ve always been an anxious and nervous person. Since I can remember, whether it was playing sports in school, having a test coming up, job interviews, hanging out with new people- all of these things made/make me anxious. Some things are pretty typical but many things that […]

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Bringing a New Baby Home During the Flint Water Crisis

Sometimes I feel like the Flint water crisis stole away my precious memories of bringing my baby home. On August 9, 2016 I gave birth to a healthy baby boy. August Andrew Ollie weighed in at 6 pounds and 11 ounces at Hurley Hospital in Flint, Michigan. Instead of the dream of bringing my sweet baby home for […]

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Tips for Introducing Dog to Baby

My husband and I were like most couples – our journey to a real baby started with having a dog. Our fur-baby was our first attempt at “parenting” – getting up in the middle of the night to take her outside, cleaning accidents off the floor, disciplining, feeding, and socializing. It was all new for us. Looking […]

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