Nesting Into the Heart of Pregnancy with Scrapbooking
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Nesting Into the Heart of Pregnancy with Scrapbooking

A friend of mine created this beautiful one-of-a-kind quilted binder cover many years ago, and it was so pretty I didn’t know what to do with it! She knew I loved warm, bright colors and designed it just for my personality. It sat in my closet waiting for a special occasion. The time finally came…

Fever Fever on the Wall ….. One Mother’s Journey
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Fever Fever on the Wall ….. One Mother’s Journey

Fever Fever on the wall….One Mother’s Journey Caring for my child last weekend with a high fever confronted me with the reality that I have “fever phobia”.  A blog I was reading on Dr.Greene.com described me perfectly; basically panicking that the fever my child was exhibiting would somehow be the end of her.  Of course…

Your Well Being Depends On This One Simple Thing
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Your Well Being Depends On This One Simple Thing

If you’re reading this, you’re at least a small part of the disconnect we, as mothers and fathers, have with nature. Many of us are first-generation digital natives, having been brought up with technology as part of our daily lives. We have begun to lose touch with ourselves, as Dr. Carl Gustav Jung implicated many years…

#ThankfulThursday – Pregnancy is Internal
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#ThankfulThursday – Pregnancy is Internal

Photograph by Ingrid Franz Moriarty, all rights reserved What does Pregnancy is internal mean? Kind of like what does Pregnancy Awareness mean, right?  It’s 1 part “duh” and another part “ahhh”.    There is so much happening inside our bodies when we are pregnant, think of it for a moment.  Life is being created, inside…

Nest in Comfort
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Nest in Comfort

Your last weeks of pregnancy may have you scrubbing and organizing every corner of your house to make sure everything is just so for baby. With so much to do and a looming due date in the not-so-far-off future, it may be easy to turn to your trusty sweats. Consider a few pieces that will…

Making the Time
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Making the Time

Image by Classic Kids Photography Some thoughts from one who has found a new beginning in couple hood, a second chance at love and intimacy, even as a mother.  TAKE care of your relationship ladies, that is the moral of this story. There are many things I did wrong in my first marriage. I won’t…

What Exactly Is Mindful Parenting Anyway?
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What Exactly Is Mindful Parenting Anyway?

What does it mean to parent mindfully? There are many definitions on mindful parenting, and while they are indeed valid, I often feel they end up sounding vague. For example, “Parenting mindfully means parenting consciously with awareness of what the present moment requires.” Now while this certainly is true, what exactly does this mean? Another…

2015 Pregnancy Awareness Month Recap
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2015 Pregnancy Awareness Month Recap

Another Pregnancy Awareness Month has officially come to a close. Excuse us while we wipe away a few tears. Sniff, sniff. We were honored to be able to share so many wonderful pieces of advice and tips from the amazing experts who contributed to each of our focus topics, Education, Nurture, Exercise and Nutrition. Hopefully…