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Raising my babies in a bamboo hut

By Lori Vernon, The Vernon Journal   Yup, I really do live in a hut, complete with bamboo walls and a grass roof.   My husband and

Little tidbits: postpartum recovery

[About postpartum recovery: part 3 of 6 originally published here as part of “100 things I’ve learned about pregnancy, birth, babies, and motherhood” in honor of my

Little tidbits: labor and giving birth

[About labor and giving birth: part 2 of 6 originally published here as part of “100 things I’ve learned about pregnancy, birth, babies, and motherhood” in honor

little tidbits… about pregnancy

[About pregnancy: part 1 of 6 originally published here as part of “100 things I’ve learned about pregnancy, birth, babies, and motherhood” in honor of my 100th

breastfeeding tips for moms to be

7 breastfeeding tips for moms-to-be

Pregnant moms-to-be: Have you thought about preparing for breastfeeding yet? It’s tempting to get so wrapped up in planning and thinking about our labor and birth (and

Enough is enough

How do you make room in your life for baby number two? As much as I feel my heart is big enough for another child, I sometimes