A Boob and a Drawer

A Boob and a DrawerHave you ever heard of the expression, “all a baby needs is a boob and a drawer”? It’s so true, in so many ways. We spend so much time and energy trying to figure out what we need before baby comes (and after baby comes, what ELSE we need) but they really don’t require much. A boob, a drawer and I’ll add a village, too.A BOOBYes, one. The…
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6 Ways to a Successful VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean)

6 Ways to a Successful VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean)Did you know that the research on VBAC success says that 60-80% of women who had a previous Cesarean are able to have a successful vaginal birth…yes, as high as 80%.  Then again, I know one midwifery practice in the Boston area that one year had an 85% success rate.  It may not seem like that number of mamas…
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Finding Confidence

Finding ConfidenceShe was sitting on the couch during school vacation week and complaining that she was bored. My husband went through a list of things she could do (besides watch TV or play video games). She wasn’t interested. He said something like, “so you’re just going to sit there like a lump?” In a split second, as if she had known all along what she was going to say…
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