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Posts Tagged ‘motherhood’

Saving money with the art of laundry
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Saving money with the art of laundry
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Aug

A few years ago, I began making my family’s laundry detergent for a few different reasons–one of the most lucrative factors being the money saved, of course. We were a single-income family then with a sensitive-skinned infant in cloth diapers. After a few months of unknowingly washing my diapers incorrectly (a disaster that takes several […]

The Doula Foundation
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The Doula Foundation
12
May

The emotional support of a doula during pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum can be invaluable. The Doula Foundation began in 2001 as a resource for pregnant women of all ages and their families. As a result, the Foundation offers a variety of classes for expecting and new parents while also partnering with other community organizations. What […]

Go Momma Playgroup
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Go Momma Playgroup
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May

Sponsorships may have changed over the years for what is now Go Momma Playgroup, but the mission remains the same: for mommies and children alike to build lifelong memories, connections and friendships. Children get to practice social skills and moms receive a network for advice and friendships by attending play dates and moms night out. […]

MOMS Club
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MOMS Club
12
May

Serving moms and their children from Ozark, Nixa, Republic and South Springfield, MOMS Club of Ozark seeks to give moms a support system and adult interaction mixed with fun activities and friendships to entertain their children. Don’t worry about toting a diaper bag to any of the club’s meetings or events as children are welcome […]

Mothers of Preschoolers
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Mothers of Preschoolers
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May

Located in both Branson and Springfield, Mothers of Preschoolers, or MOPS, provides local moms of children five years old or younger with the opportunity to take a couple of hours away from the rugrats and come together for games, crafts, speakers and fellowship. Co-coordinators for Branson’s morning MOPS group, Erika Grimmer and Katrina Cramer, answered […]

Summer 2014: 8 Tips for an optimal pumping experience
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Summer 2014: 8 Tips for an optimal pumping experience
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May

Heading back to work or school and still breastfeeding? With a little bit of planning, you can do this! Find some tips and suggestions below from Greater Ozarks Regional Breastfeeding Coalition so that you can continue to have a successful breastfeeding experience.   Talk with your school advisor or your employer about pumping or nursing […]

Spring 2014: Preparing to Breastfeed
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Spring 2014: Preparing to Breastfeed
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Feb

Ever feel like pregnancy is one long, never-ending “to-do” list? Maybe you’re working down the list and feeling pretty good until you come to breastfeeding. What do you need? What do you do to prepare? What should you buy? Where can you find help? First, remember that all you really need for successful breastfeeding are […]