Author Archive | Sarah Darcey-Martin

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Breastfeeding: A Roller Coaster of Expectations versus Reality

My breastfeeding journey is representative of my parenthood journey in general – a roller coaster of dashed dreams, false expectations, frustration, self-doubt, but also one of wonder, joy, pride, and amazement. When it came to pregnancy, child-rearing, and especially breastfeeding, I had so many plans, expectations, and preconceived notions about what was best and how […]

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Spring in Wine Country: Enjoying the Season’s Bounty at the Farmers Market

Spring in Wine Country: Enjoying the Season’s Bounty at the Farmers Market

Some people look for the arrival of poppies, hummingbirds, or baseball to tell them spring is here. I look to the farmers markets. Each week, I excitedly await my market visit to see if my favorite seasonal produce has arrived. Local farmers markets may be at their peak in mid-summer, but spring is my favorite time […]

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