Month: May 2017

‘You’re Not The Woman I Married’ – How Motherhood Changed My Marriage

We had taken Squid to have his feet measured and he was having none of it. Shoulder to shoulder, the shop brimmed with families. Of course, there were no available shoe fitters- and I’d had enough. I grabbed our small person and walked out of the shop, leaving my husband behind in the chaos. And, […]

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How to Overcome Anxiety over Delegating Parenting Duties

anxiety over delegating parenting duties

As nature would have it, moms are biologically predisposed to be nurturers and caregivers. And, society has also played a significant role in shaping parental duties over the past years. As a result, moms traditionally take care of their baby most of the time. Often, this leads to uneven division of responsibilities at home. Being […]

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Nursing from a Nurse’s Perspective

I often get asked this question, “How did you know that breastfeeding was right for you?” To be completely honest, I haven’t given much thought to NOT breastfeed. I mean, it is SO good for your baby and there are many health benefits. So, why wouldn’t I? Being a full-time Registered Nurse, I know how beneficial breastfeeding […]

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Army Moms Who Make Breastfeeding Work- Lindsay Martin Guest Post

Our breastfeeding journey started out rocky The Doctors induced me at 36 weeks because of my daughter’s diagonosis with severe intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR). She was born 40 hours later via emergency c-section at 3.5 lbs. Perfectly healthy, just small. Due to her size, she spent 14 days in the NICU. So the situation left […]

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