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I’m the Worst Mom Ever

His large, blue eyes searched me for reassurance. I put both hands up, signaling him to stay calm, pretending I was fully aware of what was going on. I swallowed deeply and watched as he sat towards the back of his first Taekwondo test, observing the other participants going up to receive their new belt […]

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Words of a Mother: An Open Letter to my 18-Year-Old Self

Hello you, How long has it been now? Ten years?! Time sure does fly by! I have attended quite a few graduation ceremonies recently, and it’s triggered many memories of you. Seeing so many high school seniors with wide smiles full of promise and hope has reminded me of the way you were. Strong, quiet, […]

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World Breastfeeding Week :: Deborah’s Story

August 1-7 is World Breastfeeding Week.  If you visit the WBW link, you’ll find lots of information about the benefits of breastfeeding – with a focus on how  “exclusive breastfeeding and adequate appropriate complementary feeding are key interventions for improving child survival” across the globe. I’m not here to extol the benefits of breastfeeding.  The […]

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