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7 Experiential Gifts to Share with your Valentines

Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be about chocolate and flowers or even about the love between two partners.  Consider the following  experiential gift ideas the whole family can enjoy… in Flagstaff! Make a Meal Together– I’ve always loved the playfulness of Valentine’s Day, so what better way to celebrate than by involving your family in […]

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I Did the Math. Breastfeeding IS a Second Full-time Job.

I recently saw a meme online that read, “Breastfeeding for one year is approximately 1800 hours. A full-time job with 3 weeks of vacation is 1,960 hours.  Just a fun fact.”  Since my pump measures the number of hours that it has been used, I decided to run my own numbers.  I was especially curious […]

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Breast[milk]feeding is the Hardest thing I’ve Ever Done

My breastfeeding journey started out ahead of the curve.  My husband and I met with an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) one-on-one weeks before giving birth.  We took a prenatal breastfeeding class, practiced feeding holds, learned about latches, and registered for breastfeeding supplies.  I even took a class about pumping for going back to […]

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