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September 2, 2014

Free Healthy Habits Booklets from the Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, however all opinions are my own.  I find myself suddenly the mom of girls. That's a strange feeling after spending the first 10 years of my life as a mom parenting boys. I can tell already that parenting girls is going to be a different experience and I've … [Read more...]

Straight Talk on Straight Teeth

Invisalign

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post. However, all thoughts and opinions are my own. I'm used to being a mom of young kids. I'm still coming to grips with the fact that I have an 11 year old and the teenage years are right around the corner. I keep telling my son to stop growing but he just … [Read more...]

Drowning Really is Silent

Drowning is Silent

I ran into the ER with mismatched clothes and wet hair. “My daughter was just brought in. She was in a pool accident.” I said. A pool accident. That’s what they’d called it when my friend’s little girl drowned a few years earlier. I wondered what it meant at the time but now, I couldn’t bring … [Read more...]

What to Expect During a C-Section

Twin Birth

I knew a C-Section was a possibility as soon as I found out I was having twins. Everything had to align so perfectly in order to have a vaginal birth that I knew the odds were against me. I agonized for months whether I should give it a try but in the end both my twins were very, very breech and … [Read more...]

Birth Story – Cesarean Delivery of 35 Week Twins

Twin Birth

By the end of my twin pregnancy, I had forgotten what it felt like to not be pregnant. I had spent 5 months so sick that I required an IV at home. Once the morning sickness tapered off I was huge and uncomfortable and worried since another preterm delivery was a strong posibility. I was thrilled … [Read more...]