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Mastitis, You Suck

When I was about 35ish weeks pregnant with my first, my Mom was helping me get the nursery set up and all the typical last minute things you do before you’re about to have your first baby. And as moms tend to do, she gave me some tidbits of advice without being too annoying or […]

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Dear Presley

Dear Presley, I was 29 and struggling when we met. I thought maybe you could help me through some lonely nights and be someone I could focus my love toward. I’ll never forget picking you up from the lady’s house. You had these sad, droopy eyes that I just couldn’t resist. You threw up 10 […]

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Speaking Physically to Newborns: 3 Tips for Understanding Newborn Behavior

Speaking Physically to Newborns: 3 Tips for Understanding Newborn Behavior

Newborns are like fetuses outside the body. You have to change diapers, feed every 2-3 hours sleep deprived with no rewards… and then there’s a smile. And you wonder if it’s just gas. Remember the British lady on Oprah who studies babies’ cries and taught new moms to listen to five basic sounds all newborns […]

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