Author Archive | Kylie

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Kids and Cauliflower: They CAN Coexist

Grateful to partner with Produce for Kids and their wonderful mission.If you’re like me, you care. You care about your children’s health. You care about what they put in their bodies. And you also care about their emotional health; do they have a healthy relationship with food? Do they feel secure and taken care of? […]

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A Different Type of Scar: Childbirth Trauma

As I moved closer to giving birth for the first time, I felt prepared. I had read the books. I had watched the documentaries and personal videos and stories of other women who had birthed before me. I had a care provider I trusted, and my family and friends knew my birth plan. I was […]

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Bad Days Don’t Make Bad Mamas

Last week was a rough week. It was that type of week that leaves you feeling perilously incapable and questioning your competency as a mother. Both of my kids were unhappy, almost all of the time. I felt like I was being yelled at from the time I woke up until I went to bed. […]

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Healing from Postpartum Depression: 3 Starter Steps

After a long, unmedicated, 29 hour labor, I waddled through my front door and went straight into my new baby’s nursery. I sat down on the cream glider next to his crib, and my mother-in-law sat with me as I held his tiny body, curled up against my chest, as I rocked. I was exhausted, […]

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I’m Not a “Crunchy” Mom Anymore

When I had my first son, I was such a warrior of truth. I researched–to the bone–all things related to childbirth, pregnancy, and baby. I had my cloth diapers ready. I was committed to a 100% natural delivery and breastfeeding. I  only allowed my baby to have organic food. I only used handmade and clean […]

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