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4 Ways You Can Help Victims of Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Happens to Everyone Regardless of your race, gender, or socioeconomic status, domestic violence is possible. On average, 20 people are physically abused by an intimate partner every minute in the United States. One in three women, and one in four men, have experienced some form of abuse in their lifetime. Chances are that […]

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Dear Friend, Tomorrow May Never Come

Dear Friend, Tomorrow May Never Come

Thank You, Dear Friend Today you reminded me how tomorrow may never come. I hate the way in which you sent the reminder. But you always were straight to the point, however tough the conversation seemed. Today, my dear friend, I will hug my babies tighter. More I Love You’s More I love you’s will be yelled […]

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I Used to Hate Mommy Tribes…Until I Found My Own

  Mom Friends are Hard to Come By Want a hard truth? Here it is… when you become a mom you do not automatically fit into a mommy mold or by default become accepted into a Mommy Tribe. Women are harsh critics of one another and having children does not end the criticisms. After my eldest […]

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Why I Quit: Confessions of a Non-Breastfeeding Mama

I remember the first time I quit breastfeeding. My only pumping break that day was interrupted by an emergency in the operating room. When I finally left the hospital (14 hours after I last pumped), I was painfully engorged. I began pumping in the car and drove home crying. The second time I quit was less […]

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First Comes Love, Then Comes Labor Pain

5 Questions For Your Anesthesiologist About Labor Pain For nine months, you’ve watched your belly grow, felt her little kicks, and stared at her ultrasound pictures, imagining what she’ll look like when you finally hold her in your arms. The day has arrived for you to meet your precious baby. Many women don’t realize that there is […]

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Savvy Business Mama Series {Part Two of Three}

{Disclosure: This series is graciously sponsored by the wonderful Evy’s Tree, a locally based clothier. You can learn more about the savvy business owner, Amy, here.} Savvy Business Sisters: Christina & Nicole These savvy business sisters work in close proximity, in our river city, Petaluma. We just love what they do with their strengths and […]

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