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Adoption: From an Adoptee's Perspective

Adoption: From an Adoptee’s Perspective

November Is National Adoption Awareness Month There are some really great resources and adoption stories about families and their young, adopted children. But my story is from the opposite side of the coin — I am one of those adopted children. Family is a beautiful thing, plain and simple. I grew up in small town […]

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World Breastfeeding Week: Making Breastfeeding Work at Work

World Breastfeeding Week: Making Breastfeeding Work at Work

August 1-7 is World Breastfeeding Week, and the theme for 2015 is Breastfeeding and Work: Let’s Make It Work! I don’t think anyone will tell you that breastfeeding is easy. Sure, it gets easier, but I wouldn’t say that it’s ever easy. Breastfeeding and working full-time? Definitely not easy or especially fun. When my son was […]

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