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Father's Day for the Father-To-Be

Father’s Day for the Father-To-Be

I recently wished a friend of ours who is expecting a “Happy Mother’s Day.” She responded with a confused look and stated, “I am not a mom yet.” This conversation was then taken up with the owner of Richmond Moms Blog, Christina Tinker (@tinkertalks): When do you become a parent? Is it when you get […]

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Why I'll Be Vacuuming Once My Baby Arrives

Why I’ll Be Vacuuming Once My Baby Arrives

If you’ve ever welcomed a child into your family, you’ve probably heard this advice: Don’t worry about vacuuming for the first several months! And even if you’ve never even babysat a child, you’ve probably also seen the cute, ubiquitous signs urging you to… After all, we need to savor every moment, right? And if you’re […]

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Emma and Ava

My Birth Story – Emma

My first pregnancy was fairly uncomplicated in the beginning. I experienced mild amounts of morning sickness but not much. By my second trimester, I was energetic and had that enviable glow that pregnant women are famous for. This ease ended when I went into preterm labor at 27 weeks because I was working 12-hour days […]

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Baby Roy, 5 minutes old

Birth can be redemptive

All birth stories are important, each for different reasons. The birth of my second child was redemptive and restorative for me because it showed me my own power. I was woefully uneducated with my first birth and put a lot of trust into my ob-gyn that was, unfortunately, misplaced faith. Suffice it to say that […]

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