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Month Three: When the happy train derailed | East Texas Moms Blog

We seemed to be trucking along nicely, but then the happy train derailed. “Oh. Damn. The chickens’ windows are open, and it’s raining.” The words rolled out of my 4-year-old’s mouth so nonchalantly, it took me a moment to realize what happened.  Mom. Fail. Friends, that’s how month three has gone as the (now) mother […]

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breastfeeding

The Breastfeeding Journey: If I could go back in time…

“Breastfeeding is a journey that comes with multiple, often contradictory guides, minimal cultural support in some western cases, and breathtaking, life-giving scenery. My journeys with each child have varied across the spectrum of wretched to wonderful, but I learned a little something along the way.”

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pregnancy

Casualties of Pregnancy:

I keep finding myself writing about pregnancy, but the deal is, I’m pregnant. It’s pretty much on my mind all the time thanks to the growing belly and other accoutrements. But this weekend, I noticed there are impacts of pregnancy which cause certain things to simply go by the wayside. They are the casualties of […]

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