Public Nursing Now Legal in All 50 States – YAHOO!!!!!

  • Posted by LenaV
  • On August 7, 2018
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  • Idaho, legalization, legislature, local politics, Minnesota, mother's rights, nursing, public nursing, representatives, United States of America, Utah, women's rights
Last week, breastfeeding in public became legal in all 50 states. Hooray! We did it, ladies! While this is an amazing accomplishment and a step in the right direction for mother’s and women’s rights, surprisingly enough, it was still illegal for the longest time. Now, moms (finally) have laws and rights that specifically protect them […]
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Summer Reading Tips

  • Posted by LenaV
  • On August 2, 2018
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  • activities, books, ideas, new jersey, summer, summer reading
I have always loved to read. Even as a kid I was never pushed to read. Give me a good book any day and I’ll get sucked right into it. Reading has many benefits that can especially help with brain development. The United States Department of Education found that children who choose to read on […]
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Avocado Day Recipes!

  • Posted by LenaV
  • On July 31, 2018
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  • avocado day, avocados, easy recipes, fresh, fun, fun recipes, gucamole, healthy, mango salsa, mangos, pleasing, recipes, refreshing
Happy Avocado Day!   In honor of Avocado Day, we made our own guacamole! Here’s a quick recipe so you make some for your family. As a special treat have the kids help with tasks that don’t require the use of sharp objects.  We found this guac to be surprisingly quick and easy to make, and we […]
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Sun Safety Tips

  • Posted by LenaV
  • On July 18, 2018
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  • health, kids, outside, Parenting, safety, skin care, sun, sun health
Summer is all about spending as much time soaking up as many rays as you can before the cold winter arrives. The best way to do that safely is by slathering yourself in the best sunscreen you can find. But there are so many options, it’s hard to know which kind is the best for […]
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Easy Camp Lunches for Picky Eaters

  • Posted by LenaV
  • On June 18, 2018
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  • camp, children, easy, Parenting, picky eaters
Parents, you know the drill: “That looks gross!” “That smells gross!” “I’m not eating that!” Being a picky eater is a natural part of childhood; most people outgrow it, but at this moment in your kid’s life, it’s the most important thing in the world. You’ve learned to control it – at home, at school, […]
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Mental Health Mindfulness

  • Posted by Kim P.
  • On May 31, 2018
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  • anxiety, awareness, bipolar, break the stigma, depression, may, mend, mend minds, mental health, mental health awareness, mental health awareness month, mindful, mindfulness, minds, stigma
Mental Health Awareness As May comes to an end, so does Mental Health Awareness Month. It makes me sad to think that people might stop talking about this just because Mental Health Awareness Month is over, which is why I chose today to write this post. I would like to keep this conversation going even […]
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Sleeping Solo

  • Posted by Kim P.
  • On May 23, 2018
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  • babies, bed, bedtime, children, co-sleeping, dad, father, kids, mom, mother, night, night time, sleep, sleeping
We’ve all been there – curled up in our warmest comforter, dreaming of a world without responsibility, when all of a sudden your child creeps in – looming over you at the edge of your bed like a scene straight out of Paranormal Activity. You pull the covers aside and allow them to sleep in […]
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Breastfeeding Battle

  • Posted by Kim P.
  • On May 17, 2018
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  • breast, breast milk, breastfeeding, lactation, lactation consultant, milk, mom, mother
It’s a well-known fact that breastfeeding is great for your newborn baby. Although that is highly talked about, something that is a little less discussed is women who struggle to produce milk. Lactation Struggles According to fitpregnncy.com – the number one reason mothers stop breastfeeding is because they believe that they simply can’t produce enough […]
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A Girl’s Best Friend

  • Posted by Kim P.
  • On May 9, 2018
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  • best friend, mom, mothers day
Mother’s Day is just around the corner, so I want to share with all of you a little bit about my mom and our very unique relationship. I recently read an article by HuffPost about the mother-daughter relationship and how it is impossible for a mother to be a daughter’s best friend because the relationship […]
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Preeclamptic Pregnancy

  • Posted by Chambrie P.
  • On May 2, 2018
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My sister was just recently pregnant with her second baby boy, scheduled for her second C-section and for the second time was diagnosed at 30 weeks with preeclampsia. Her symptoms began with severe swelling, as well as high blood pressure. Because of this, she quickly became a high-risk pregnancy, so what did she do? First, she went […]
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