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Let’s Talk Eczema: National Eczema Week

Eczema by definition is “a medical condition in which patches of skin become rough and inflamed with blisters that cause itching and bleeding sometimes resulting from a reaction to irritation.” According to the National Eczema Association website, “Eczema appears in the first six months to five years of a child’s life. My son falls right […]

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Anxiety and Parenting

Nothing can truly prepare you for parenthood. I read books and blogs. I spoke with many woman about pregnancy, delivery, and all their experiences. However, I was still unprepared to be a mother. The biggest thing that I was unprepared for was how having a baby would affect my anxiety. People often talk about how pregnancy and […]

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Plagiocephaly – Flat Head Syndrome

Plagiocephaly by definition is “flat head syndrome.”      Our son was a great sleeper. He was sleeping through the night at three months. Once we settled into a routine, parenting was a breeze. A breeze until we had to do tummy time. Tummy time was awful. I dreaded it while he hated it. Needless […]

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