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Infant Nutrition: Common Problems & Solutions

Infant Nutrition: Common Problems & Solutions

Hi, I’m Dr. Jessica Donaldson from Children’s Care at Memorial Health! Today’s topic on nutrition and feeding concerns is something I deal with on a regular basis because I take care of hundreds of children, and, in many ways, their parents also. So, here is my advice on infant nutrition.  (Disclaimer: these are general recommendations, and are derived from the American Academy of Pediatrics, however make sure to still discuss specific concerns for your child with the Pediatrician who knows your child, as these recommendations may not apply to every situation) First, breastfeeding!  Pictured: Moss & Marsh Nursing Cover. Photo By...

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"My baby girl has WHAT?!"

"My baby girl has WHAT?!"

“Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift.” -Eleanor Roosevelt Everyone has a tribe.  It is how we survive.  When you first become a parent, you suddenly find yourself wanting to be surrounded by others who are finding joy in the piles of diapers and sleepless nights.  There is something special about the bond that happens between two people who are on the same journey.  (I guess they always say that misery loves company.)  We were created to be in a community and to live life each day to its fullest…together.  It is how we thrive instead...

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6 Ways to Prepare for a Newborn Photography Session

6 Ways to Prepare for a Newborn Photography Session

A talk with newborn and family photographer, Libby Muenckler, of AdLib Photography. Newborn sessions don’t have to be stressful. Being prepared for a newborn session will make your photoshoot run smoother and result in gorgeous memories that last a lifetime.  Newborn wrapped in a Moss & Marsh Swaddle. All photos in this post captured by Adlib Photography.   The first thing you need to do is decide what type of photos you would like. Browse the Internet, ask friends, and think about how you would like to document these first memories. I myself am a lifestyle photographer. I come to...

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The Perfect Summer Craft by Henny Penny!

The Perfect Summer Craft by Henny Penny!

How many of you moms are scratching your head for fun things to entertain the kids this summer? Especially when its raining or just too hot to go outside. Here is an adorable craft project designed by Carrie Christian, owner of Scribble Art Studio and she runs the art space at Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe. The "To-Go Bakery" is fun to create and play with once it's finished, perfect for all that summer traveling. So, let's hear Carrie's instructions for the DIY To-Go Bakery! (Or if you'd rather get out of the house and sip on a latte, you can...

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Life as a Mom with 9 Children & a Mini Farm

Life as a Mom with 9 Children & a Mini Farm

The Mullins Family.   Every Sunday I sit in the back of the sanctuary with my husband and wiggly toddler and gaze at the Mullins' pew full of well-behaved children and I think, "how does she do it?". And that's exactly what I wanted to share for this "Mom of the Month" feature - a look inside the life of a Christian mom raising nine children (with no T.V.), homeschooling them, and keeping over two dozen animals. I know you're intrigued, so let's dive right into the interview...   1. Tell us how many kids you have and their ages:...

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