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I love breastfeeding. I’ve now been a certified lactation counselor for 2 years. I love talking about breastfeeding, encouraging breastfeeding moms and helping breastfeeding moms succeed. I love and believe in breastfeeding so much that I induced lactation for our … Continue reading
Sorry to keep you in suspense. I know I wrote about my new job last week and said I would share what I was doing soon. Well, I am a new Community School Liaison for Monroe Local Schools! I am … Continue reading
Today is a new beginning for me: the start of a new job. With a bittersweet heart, I recently resigned from Help Me Grow after spending the past 5 1/2 years there. I loved that job and even more than … Continue reading
I love lists. Over the past couple weeks I have been reminiscing a lot. I thought it would be a fun exercise to write a few “10 Things I Wish I Knew Before…” over the next week or so. … Continue reading
This week I was practicing what I preached. As you were reading about rest, I was relaxing in Tennessee with my husband and our good friends. And after a relaxing, refreshing, joyful time with friends I had one day at … Continue reading
This week is the beginning of my 2nd work week without one of my favorite people. My co-worker Chris recently left to a new and fabulous opportunity! I am SO crazy excited for her. She is amazing and so deserves … Continue reading
In the book Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell discusses the 10,000 hour rule. This is the approximate time it becomes to become proficient or an “expert” in your field. This would mean if you practice piano for 3 hours a day every day, it … Continue reading
I recently shared that one of my client’s lost her baby at 36 weeks. We had already scheduled for me to come on Tuesday (3 days after she delivered.) When we talked Friday night I asked her if she would … Continue reading