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Living with a Lovey

Life with a Lovey

I willed the Gods for it. I dropped coins in a fountain for it. I spent 37 hours on Pinterest making an Oprah-approved vision board for it. And then it happened. I finally birthed a child who developed a major physical and emotional bond with a lovey. If you’re rolling your eyes at me, look, […]

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Back to School: First Time Kindergartener Tips

Back to School: First Time Kindergartener Tips

I don’t know if starting kindergarten for the first time is more stressful for the children or their parents! There is much more that goes along with this milestone than just walking into school on the very first morning. This is the first year in the last three that I haven’t had to worry about […]

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Six Port Aransas Treasures

Eleanor, Beverly, Parsons, and Sadie watch for enemies aboard the Red Dragon Pirate Cruise. Even though we are all in the throes of back-to-school mania, guess what? Here in San Antonio, we still have plenty of summertime left in spite of the fact that the kids will be back in the classroom during the week! […]

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Get inspired at Barney Smith's Toilet Seat Art Museum | Alamo City Moms Blog

Get inspired at Barney Smith’s Toilet Seat Art Museum

Have you ever taken something for granted because it’s close by? We live within walking distance of Barney Smith’s Toilet Seat Art Museum. It’s one of Alamo City Moms Blog‘s ABCs of summer activities, so I put it on my summer bucket list and promised myself that we would go before school started. And, we did it! It […]

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Extended Breastfeeding: The Normal Behind Nursing an Older Child

As a lactation consultant, childbirth educator and doula, I rarely discussed how long I breastfed. Students and clients knew I’d passed American Academy of Pediatrics [AAP] and the World Health Organization [WHO] initial recommendations. Both recommend exclusive breastfeeding the first 6 months of an infant’s life. AAP recommends breastfeeding for a year and then, as […]

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