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VBAC

One Mom’s Guide To VBAC

“Whenever and however you give birth, your experience will impact your emotions, your mind, your body, and your spirit for the rest of your life.” -Ina May Gaskin Giving birth is beautiful, miraculous, and at times, unpredictable and disheartening. In the words of my previous OBGYN, speaking of my first birth “you had the worst […]

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Amnesia Mom

Amnesia Mom

Amnesia mom is a term I’ve created for the mom whose kids are grown and who has seemingly forgotten what life is like with babies and toddlers. You likely run into her in the line at the grocery store, “They are so cute! I remember when my kids were that little! Enjoy every minute it […]

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Natural Sun Protection Tips

So it’s summertime which means the kids are out of school and you are having them play outside as much as possible. They let off steam, your house stays clean-ish, and if you’re lucky, they will take a nap, or at least chill out for a bit! Let’s Talk About Sun Safety This plan is […]

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St. Augustine’s Top 10 Kid-Friendly Restaurants

All families need a night out at one time or another. As parents know, this is not always the easiest feat with small children. Even the most well-behaved child is capable of a tantrum or excited squeal. Can you blame them? I, as an adult, want to squeal excitedly when I finally get to go […]

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Amy

Letter To My Firstborn :: “I’m Sorry”

I remember the night I left him. I just stared at his sweet 2-year-old face and tried to take a mental picture of every innocent detail. I knew he would look different the next time I saw him. He would transition from baby to big brother overnight. Our lives would change the next day forever, and he had no clue. I cried like I […]

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Why I Love My Midwife

Why I Love My Midwife

I have long thought my midwife–and the midwives who studied under her on their journey to midwifery–was some form of super human. The more people I talk to, the more I am convinced midwives are in fact, super humans. They dedicate their lives to supporting women and do it with a level of love and compassion […]

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