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You are Doing a Great Job, Mama

  I am pregnant with my third and final baby. Recently, I have spent some time reflecting on how I have grown as a mom over the last five years. For years before I was pregnant with my first, I looked forward to having a child and wanted to be the best mom that I […]

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Why I Did NOT Encapsulate My Placenta

You have probably heard of placenta encapsulation if you are having babies these days. Placenta encapsulation is the practice of preparing your placenta to eat. In case this is all news to you: yes, that’s right: some moms eat a human organ after birth. Clearly placenta encapsulation isn’t for everyone. Yet, when I was pregnant […]

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Lessons Learned From Childbirth and How I Will Approach it Differently This Last Time

As I’m about to have each child, it seems to be a tradition of mine to look back at my last pregnancy, remember the good times, and think about what I would have done differently. I think that each mom should do what is best for her family, but I will share what has not […]

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I’m a Short-Order Cook A.K.A. MOM

You’ve heard the demands growing up, and I’m pretty sure we’ve all used them a time or two: “Clean your plate! There are kids starving in (Insert Country of Preference Here)!” “Eat your vegetables so you can grow big and strong!” “No dessert if you don’t eat your dinner!” “You’re not leaving this table until […]

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