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How to Take Time Away for Yourself or Your Marriage

In today’s busy culture, the demands of work and family are very real! If you are involved in community activities outside of your work, then you may have extra demands. Once you arrive back at home, your family needs you. The backpacks and schools need you, there are phone calls to make, and emails to send. There are also piles of laundry piling …

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Nursing and Breastfeeding Tips for Busy Families

Breastfeeding a baby is probably one of the most amazing experiences that any woman can encounter. As mammals, nature created our bodies so that we will produce the necessary milk for our young. The most recent recommendations from pediatricians have even been to nurse (or formula feed) your baby exclusively for the first six months of life before introducing solid …

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Dad and Baby: The Importance of Daddy Time

Mommy grows the baby in her womb. She and the baby spend all day every day together during pregnancy. Mommy feels every kick, every movement, every hiccup, every painful contraction during labor, and every push until the baby’s magical arrival in to our world. Where does Daddy fit in? Baby needs her mother for feeding (especially when nursing), and other …