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Words from My Child’s Pediatrician: “Moms Get Angry Sometimes”

Recently, I took my eight and a half year old to her annual checkup, and her pediatrician started going through the usual questions of whether she ever worried about not having enough food at home, anything bad or scary had happened to her recently, whether she had chores around the house, etc.    All went […]

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What’s in My Pumping Bag

Before I tell you what is in my pumping bag, I will first give you my “credentials” so you know just how much I have relied on this bag and its contents. I have fed two children breast milk: my second son I pumped almost exclusively for a total of 10 months (but pumped enough […]

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Preparing for the Unexpected

When my daughter was first born, I was on top of making a will, recording all of my financial information and obligations, and ensuring my father had access to my safety deposit box where everything was kept. However, things change.  Life changes.  What I recorded in my original will is so outdated after just eight […]

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