Ask The Expert {Dr. T} – Can You Spoil a Newborn?

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Written by: Dr. James Torkildson “Dr. T” This actually is a quite common question which I am sure you have heard many different opinions. In answering this question let’s take a look at what is actually going on with this … Continue reading

This New Year – “Do Something” (Words That Changed My Life)

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How often do we set goals at the beginning of each year only to allow them to fall by the wayside a few months into the year? Our New Year Resolutions should really include the following, “I aim to KEEP … Continue reading

Am I A Good Mother?

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Every so often there are these quiet, unexpected moments in the day that cause me to reflect on the kind of mother I am and strive to be.  After a long day of going a million miles an hour I … Continue reading

Beautiful Mommy

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When becoming a mother, why does the idea of beauty seem irrelevant or unattainable?  Is it the way our bodies have changed?  Is it because we feel so tired all the time?  Is it the ever present smell of spit … Continue reading

Seriously… Am I Still Losing My Hair?!?

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My son is eight months old now and I am still losing hair by the handfuls every day!  Literally!  Will it ever stop?  Or am I on the road to female baldness?  Between losing hair naturally because I had a … Continue reading

When Does It Get Better?

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Having a baby causes life to change so dramatically it’s easy to wonder when or if balance will ever find its way back into your life.  In an earlier post, It Gets Better, I touch on my erratic emotions and … Continue reading

Motherhood – The Love Story (fifth and final in series)

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I could think of no better way to honor Mother’s Day than to wrap up the “Motherhood” series with this final installment, “The Love Story”.  Sure becoming a mother can be one of the most challenging times in our lives, … Continue reading

Bye-Bye Baby

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As I stood rocking my son to sleep, gently swaying to the sound of “Rock-A-Bye Baby” playing softly from his mobile, I began to think about time and how quickly it passes. When my daughter was a baby, just over … Continue reading

Motherhood – The Action / Adventure (fourth in series)

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Running through the hallway, zigzagging left and right, my daughter gleefully scurried about as fast as she could while I chased her through the house!  It wasn’t long before I was completely out of breath feeling like I had just … Continue reading