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Keep Calm and Doula On

dou·la ˈdo͞olə/ noun noun: doula; plural noun: doulas a woman who is trained to assist another woman during childbirth and who may provide support to the family after the baby is born. Too bad Webster doesn’t come anywhere CLOSE to defining what a doula is or does. It’s darn near impossible to put into words […]

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I am not #fitmon

I am not #fitmom

Last fall, a few weeks after I found out I was pregnant, I logged on to Facebook and saw a post my friend had shared. It showed a lovely vista from a mountaintop and said something like, “What a beautiful eight-mile hike this morning! No excuses! #fitfirsttrimester #fitpregnancy #fitmom.” That elicited a pretty dramatic eye roll […]

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Be Kind to Your Heart

If you read any women’s magazines, you know that February is heart month and February 3rd is Go Red Day. Because heart disease and stroke contribute to one in three deaths among women each year, this is a great time to assess how you can be kind to your heart. But please DON’T think I’m going to […]

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I Took a Sick Day and We All Survived

  We’ve all heard it.  Moms don’t get sick days. In fact, I think that we as moms have made that statement above one of the harshest realities of motherhood. We have learned to “just deal with it.” We’ve created memes mocking what we call man flu when our husbands fall ill. We’ve pretty much accepted the […]

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