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Popeye’s Powerful Pesto: Packed with Iron, Vitamins, and Nutrients

One of my weekend rituals is to make this nutrient-packed pesto so I can have it in my fridge, ready when I need it throughout the week. The idea came to me after Maddie’s six month well visit. The nurse suggested adding iron-fortified rice cereal to her diet because (she said) breastfed babies do not… Continue reading Popeye’s Powerful Pesto: Packed with Iron, Vitamins, and Nutrients

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Ouch! Was That A Contraction? A first time mom’s experience with labor

In April 2014, Stan and I welcomed our daughter, Madeline. She was 8.6 pounds of pure perfection. I went into labor on my due date… One of the only times I have ever been on time in my life… And 24 grueling, painful, exhausting hours later, our Maddie was born. So, how do you know… Continue reading Ouch! Was That A Contraction? A first time mom’s experience with labor