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The Master List: What You Really Need For A Home Birth

This article was contributed by our fan favorite, Elaine Dalton.   Home births are on the rise and with good reason. If the pregnancy is normal and low-risk, the option for giving birth in a familiar and comfortable environment surrounded by loved ones is very viable. It also falls in line with many mothers’ desire …

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Food For Thought: Why I Choose Munchies Over Meds

Diet is a critical component to a healthy pregnancy and to maintaining a quality milk supply when nursing. At no other point in our lives will anyone else be so reliant upon us to be on tip-top shape for their own good.   I’m pretty darn particular when it comes to nutrition. No, I hardly eat …

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Moms Ask, “Why Homeschool?” This Mom’s Answer

This article was contributed by one of our fan favorites, Elaine Dalton.   Back in the 1970s and 80s, homeschooling was considered to be another one of those weird hippy-dippy things that people did. Now, it is considered to be another viable option for parents looking for the best educational opportunities for their children. But …

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Sushi? Lunchmeat? Pasta? Food Rules These Moms Live By During Pregnancy

Hey, guess what? I’m pregnant!   “No way! Congrats! I guess that means you won’t be drinking for awhile, right?”   Yeah, totally. I gotta give up my coffee habit and sushi too.   “Aw man, that sucks.”   If you’ve ever had a conversation like this, then you know exactly how it feels. Pregnancy …

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