Mom Views: Working Mom Vs. Staying at Home Mom

It is more and more common for mothers to return to work soon after their maternity leave ends. This issue of the “Our Differences” series is focusing on showcasing how different moms handled the end of their maternity leave. Did they return to their career after maternity leave, did they change their career path, alter …

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“Mom Views”: New Series Introduction

Alright mamas, buckle up. I want to introduce a new series on my website to help moms everywhere relate to one another and understand that although we may parent differently, our end goal is the same. Let's embrace each other's parenting styles and learn from one another. Parenting is a constant learning process, and our …

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VSD: Living with a Ventricular Septum Defect

My defect was a surprise. My mother had a seemingly normal pregnancy, without any complications or difficulties. When it came time for her to push, my heart rate and pressure bottomed out. Then they lost my heart rate. Everyone started panicking and the room quickly filled with people. My mom said they "turned me, back …

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Pets and Pregnancy: My Dog Became an Aggressive Jerk

Meet Bandit. He is our six year old mixed breed dog. My husband and I adopted Bandit when he was nine weeks old. He has been with us his entire life. He has over an acre of property surrounded by farm field to explore, daily walks with my husband and I down the dirt road, …

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