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The Dish on Summer
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The Dish on Summer
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Apr

Cool recipes for warm weather Take a trip to your local farmer’s market to find several of the ingredients in these recipes. Whether you’re looking for a light pick-me-up for your summer camper, a quick picnic meal, or a little something to take to the Independence Day family cookout, try one or all of these […]

Special Section Feature: Love and Stress
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Special Section Feature: Love and Stress
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Feb

Babies come prepackaged with love and joy—and fear and stress. From the first time your baby looks in your eyes to his/her first giggles and beyond, the love for your baby is life changing. And so is the stress of little sleep, less money for yourself, less time for yourself, less spontaneity and more responsibility. […]

Feature: Breastfeeding Basics
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Feature: Breastfeeding Basics
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Aug

Breastfeeding—sure, it’s the natural thing to do and what breasts are made for, but that doesn’t mean it comes naturally to everyone or is easy to do. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends infants be exclusively breastfed, or receiving breast milk, “for about the first six months of a baby’s life, followed by breastfeeding in […]

Feature: Be Grateful, giving year-round
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Feature: Be Grateful, giving year-round
23
Aug

Gratitude. It’s the buzzword for November, though the virtue needn’t be confined to holiday conversations. Teaching toddlers, young children and adolescents how to be grateful, giving, humble and accepting can’t be done in a day, a month, or even a year. Don’t know what to do or who to help while getting your family involved […]

Painful Challenges of Breastfeeding
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Painful Challenges of Breastfeeding
22
Aug

“Here’s some formula samples for you to take home,” said my nurse as he helped me pack my things to return home as a first-time mother.  “But I’m breastfeeding,” I reminded him. “I know, but just in case it doesn’t work out or something happens.” Doesn’t work out? What do you mean? You put the […]