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YOU are personally responsible for becoming more ethical than the society that you grew up in.
2020-06-03
YOU are personally responsible for becoming more ethical than the society that you grew up in.
i’ve been trying to figure out how to share what’s in my heart and mind. and even though i can’t seem to get the words right, i think the most important thing is that i actually speak. ⠀⠀as i shared in stories, we have the opportunity to make a difference right now in the world by how we raise our little ones. how we raise them will affect what our future looks like. ⠀⠀let’s change the way we talk. let’s change what we talk about. let’s talk about social injustice, privilege, racism, love, acceptance, and kindness. let’s change the books we read and the stories we tell. let’s not keep letting history repeat itself. ⠀⠀by the time your little one...

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5 Steps to Include in a Great Bedtime Routine
2020-06-03
5 Steps to Include in a Great Bedtime Routine
Written By Jamie Labbe, MS Owner/Founder of Oh Baby Consulting Pediatric Sleep Consultant | @ohbabyconsulting   One of the easiest ways to establish a healthy sleep foundation from Day 1 is to create and maintain a bedtime routine. Infants and young children thrive on routine; in fact, they are comforted by predictability. A young mind is exposed to so much new information every day that it’s reassuring for a child to know that they can depend on certain events to have a predictable structure. Routines also cue your child’s brain and body that sleep time is coming. Your child will start to recognize the order of the routine and begin to anticipate what comes next. With enough repetition, this process...

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MotherHEARD: Birthing Alone
2020-04-20
MotherHEARD: Birthing Alone
Written By: Stephanie Gandelman  @Schtoofa We honor you our birthing warriors!! "My journey to motherhood began 3 years ago when my husband I decided we were ready to start trying to have a baby. After 1 year and no luck I went to my OBGYN who referred me RMA where I would begin my fertility treatments.  Tests showed that I had a low follicle count and my doctor recommended we start IVF. I however, was not ready to jump right in head first, so I decided to try a few IUIs first. After 4 months of unsuccessful attempts, it was time to begin my IVF journey. I had a positive attitude, thinking I would do it once, get pregnant, and that...

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Swaddling Through "Transition"
2020-02-19
Swaddling Through "Transition"
Written By: Michelle C. Sleep EZzz Consulting When a baby is brought into this great big world – it is a truly remarkable moment. You glance down at your brand-new baby and your heart bursts with love. Fast forward to that those first few months at home, desperately trying to swaddle a tired and upset baby. Some swaddling blankets can have stiff Velcro, excess blanket, and just be a plain pain for a sleep deprived parent.  Your baby was in your womb, curled up and cozy for 9 long months. Now they have entered the world, everything is cold, hard and wide-open spaces. This is where the Ollie Swaddle comes into play! Babies love the secure and snug feeling while...

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