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Robo Mom is Now How I Mom

Robo Mom is “Now” How I Mom

“Robo mom! Mommy you are going to be like a robot,” expressed my six year old with excitement. Those were not exactly the comforting words I was seeking, but coming from my daughter they made me smile and laugh, knowing she understood what was going to happen to mommy. Behind my smile was fear, stress, […]

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Time to Talk Language Development for the Busy Mom

Time to Talk: Language Development Activities for the Busy Mom

As a Speech Language Pathologist, parents are always asking me how they can help their toddler at home.  Parents often think that they should use flashcards to increase vocabulary skills.  While flashcards can be helpful, a lot of parents find that they don’t have time to use them or that their child does not like them.  […]

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I miss you, friends

I Miss You, Friends

I miss you all already. Only 36 hours back home in Texas and I sent this message along with this cartoon to my girlfriends since high school who I had the rare chance of visiting with in late September. My friend tied the knot at a destination wedding in Georgia and she had invited me to […]

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Color Me Blue, Baby Blues

Color Me Blue, Baby Blues

I tried to busy myself, using my fork to aimlessly move the food around my dinner plate in an effort to conceal what was inevitably coming. It seemed like my heart was pumping louder than ever but then again, I thought the same thing yesterday. Overwhelming feelings of anxiety, doubt and fear clouded my heart […]

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The Breastfeeding 15

The Breastfeeding 15

Surely, you’ve heard of the “Freshman 15.” That well-known term for the extra pounds that magically appear the first year of college. What you may not have heard of is the “Breastfeeding 15.” That new term (yeah, I just made it up) for those extra pounds that magically appear the first few months of breastfeeding. When I gave birth […]

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