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Being a parent is hard. Really hard. Downright difficult some days. Anyone who cares about being a mom knows that there are a million little challenges mixed in with the joys of each day. And some days we sit...
Thanksgiving can be a tricky holiday to host if you have family or friends who are vegan. However, there is no need to fear! There are endless options available that are easy to make and will help all of...
When you are expecting your first child there are a few things you do. You prepare a baby registry, pack a hospital bag, and generally get everything ready for the baby. One thing I think is common for new...
Trick or treating is a Halloween tradition that children look forward to all year long. The dressing up, staying out late (oftentimes on a school night!), and of course, the CANDY all make for a fun night for everyone,...
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Our son was born on a Friday evening in the living room of our 1870s farmhouse.  Fast and intimate, it was the healing birth I needed.  And the dream home birth I didn't realize I needed.   We weren’t planning a...
While feeding the baby at midnight, decide to start a blog.  You have a voice!  You have things to say! Forget. Remember again the next week.  Type reminder into phone: start blog. Google “how to start a blog” ...
Anyone else feel like their fuse has been shorter than ever, lately? Maybe it’s because I have a very clingy 4 year old son, a super independent 2 year old daughter, and COVID just won’t go away; but whatever...

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