HALTS For Simpler Parenting

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When our children are young, communication can be incredibly frustrating. Usually it involves crying and acting out and other fun-filled behaviors that push our buttons. It can feel like panic and exhaustion and anger all bubble...

Praise the Pelvic Floor

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Sponsored by :: UT Health Austin Written by Lauryn Feil and Maureen Christian, PT, WCS, CLT Ladies. Let’s address the post-baby-sneeze-and-pee phenomenon. If you’re a mom, first-of-all, go you – you rockstar – for creating, nurturing and birthing...

The Journey: Milk to Starting Solid Food

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Most babies are ready to start some sort of solid food at 4 months of age. Enjoy the ride, it is fun seeing their little taste buds light up and experimenting with different foods...

Everything Changes, All the Time

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I used to think everything changed until it got to a point where it was static and life stayed the same after that. Routines, checklists, work -- that eventually I'd get to a point...

What To Do When Your Child Tells You She Is Fat

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In late 2017, I wrote a post called My Changing Body as a way to talk about body image and weight in ways women don’t discuss enough. I’ve never been fully satisfied with my...

My Top 5 Nursing Bras

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I’ve been wearing a bra since I was 13 years old. I’m not bragging, being one of those well-endowed females has its ups and downs. At the time, I truly hated having to wear...

Dos and Donts for Supporting a Parent with a NICU Stay

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More babies than ever are having stays in the NICU. 77 for every 1,000 live births have some kind of NICU stay. For any parent who has spent time in a NICU you know...

I Am An Introverted Mom

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The best parenting move I've made in a while, was.. sitting my oldest son down the other day, and explaining to him what it means to be an "introvert" or an "extrovert". He actually already...

Mom Approved :: Disney + Earns an A+

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What is Disney+? Surely all the mamas have heard about the new Disney+ that everyone has been talking about since November 12th (maybe even before then)? Let me fill you in on all you need...

Kid Books To Get Your Family In The Thanksgiving Spirit

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With Halloween behind us, the Christmas train is barreling down the track, and while many are eager to jump aboard (early Hallmark Christmas marathon, anyone?), I’d rather delay the Christmas chaos just a little...