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St. Augustine Day Trips: Family-Friendly Farms

We are fortunate to live on Anastasia Island in St. Augustine, where our child is growing up exploring sand dunes, collecting seashells and spotting gopher tortoises digging their holes. But it’s so nice to also be able to cross the bridge to the mainland and head westward into the woods and immediately be immersed in […]

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Minimalist Mom: My Digital Detox (Cutting Down on Social Media)

This winter, a Facebook friend posted a screenshot of their battery percentage use, found in the settings of their iPhone. This friend was mortified and concerned at how much of their percentage (and time) was being devoted to Facebook. I can’t remember precisely, but I want to say their percentage was around 15%. This prompted […]

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Puerto Rico

Puerto Rican Mothers Are On My Mind

This morning, I drove past the Castillo de San Marcos fort in downtown St. Augustine, and all I could see is the striking resemblance it shares with the San Cristobal fort in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The hearts of our cities are linked to one another through history. I’ve never even been to Puerto Rico. […]

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Biting While Nursing: Tips to Save Your Nips

Breastfeeding has been extraordinarily easy for us, right from the beginning. My girl was born, placed on my stomach, and she somehow army-crawled her body up to my right breast and latched on right away. I’ve never had to worry about my supply or fuss with pumping or deal with mastitis (yet). I know many, […]

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