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Jefferson Hospital: Supporting Mothers in Attempting ‘VBAC’

AHN Staff Highly Skilled at Performing Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) Dr. David A. Logan remembers the patient well. Jane was one week from delivering her baby. And she had just learned that the obstetrician overseeing her pregnancy had resigned unexpectedly from the local hospital. Having delivered her first child by cesarean section (C-section), Jane wanted […]

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Toddler YouTube Craze

My toddler watches the strangest videos on YouTube. At first, I thought he was insane. After talking to more and more moms, I’ve realized he’s not the only one obsessed with the “surprise eggs” and toy review videos. Yes, I am well aware that screen time is not the best thing for my toddler. However, […]

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Memories Matter

Every 68 seconds, someone develops Alzheimer’s disease.  Alzheimer’s is known as a family disease because the stress of watching a family member  slowly decline affects everyone. Everyone responds to its effects differently…. Did you know that Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States? Alzheimer’s is the only cause of death […]

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To the Parents of My Kids’ Friends

And suddenly I find myself here again: at the beginning of another school year.  I’m not sure exactly when or how it happened, but I now have a daughter in eighth grade and a son in fifth grade. The messages that I have been receiving from social media, the schools and other parents as this new […]

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Mommy Rules, Stop Shaming Yourself

Hey, you… other mom… psssst…. I see you. I see you hiding in your car. The only place you get a few minutes to yourself while your kids are asleep in the backseat. I see you getting drive thru just so you can have two minutes of peace where the kids are snacking in the backseat on […]

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I Married a Micromanager

Ok, so the title may make it seem like my husband is horrible – but in reality he is a kind, sweet, loving man and an awesome father….he just likes some things to be done in a particular way.  For example, the other morning, I was writing a list up on the dry erase board […]

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Take a Knee

The hurry and hustle of back to school had things feeling a little off around here. I couldn’t quite put my finger on it. My knee-jerk reaction was to figure out what my beloved cherubs were doing wrong. I mean, come on, there’s a one-in-five chance the problem is actually me! Ok, ok, it was […]

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How-To Find a Mommy Friend

“Almost thirty-something mom who likes to peruse Facebook when not playing with play dough. Looking for friends who have two little ones and can sympathize over a cup of coffee or a big glass of wine. Enjoys chit chat about movies and music, well mostly ones that came out prior to having children. Potty training […]

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