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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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Little Mermaid

10 Family-Friendly Theatre Shows In & Around St. Augustine

It’s summer theatre season! Here’s a list of 10 family-friendly shows on local stages. Introduce children to live theatre with classic performances such as Beauty & The Beast and Disney’s The Little Mermaid or branch out with In the Heights, a musical from the award-winning Lin Manuel-Miranda. Other shows feature students on stage in summer […]

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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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Finding “Me Time” in this Mom Life

Self-care. Boundaries. Stress relief. Being present. Hobbies. Relaxation. Personal interests. Saying no. Saying yes. Balance. Sleep. Exercise. Adult interaction. Relationships. Mental stimulation. Wine. (Let’s just put wine in there.) Me time. As a new mother, I knew I needed these things. I knew I craved these things. Yet, on the rare occasion that I got […]

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