Tag: nutrition

My own little Doc McStuffins

Sometimes I can’t believe what a shrewd little thinker I have on my hands. Some things just can’t be taught. My son, a three year old going on 30, has always been my cautious child. Childproofing was lost on him.

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Succulent Stuffed Artichoke

I first appreciated the process of consuming a whole artichoke ten years ago. A friend of mine from choir invited me over for a homemade Italian feast. I knew this was the real deal when I saw drying linguini draped

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Growing pains? Optimizing Bone Health and Vitamin D

Ugh. My tongue is still infused with metallic-like sweet flavor, and I’m starting to feel sick to my stomach. I really need a drink of water, and then I need some chocolate to eliminate this horrid sensation. No, I didn’t

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10 things I wish I had known about breastfeeding before starting (and a few things I’m glad I already knew)

After 20 months of feeling like a cow, including pumping away and storing seemingly infinite quantities of milk for my little one, and now still nursing my toddler, my brain is teeming with advice regarding breast feeding. Thankfully, I think

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We can work [it] out, Part I

Now that we are heading up on the completion of Year One, so many things come to mind. Pumping. Diapers. Baby Food. First steps.  It’s a time to reflect, a time to enjoy. Ah, motherhood. Is this a tad sentimental?

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