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Our Family’s Journey to Speech: Childhood Apraxia, a Speech Disorder

My son, Grayson, was born three days before his due date. He was six pounds twelve ounces of perfection. Grayson was holding his head up by two weeks old, sitting up by three months, crawling by six months and walking by eleven months. He hit every milestone perfectly. However, by eighteen months, Grayson only said […]

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We Need to Talk More About Miscarriage

As moms, we share about many things that happen in our lives. We talk about sleepless nights and our absolute and complete exhaustion. We discuss diapers and their contents. We share about our relationships and how they have changed after having children. We’re even talking more about post-partum depression and anxiety. But there’s something we […]

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Spirituality and Parenting

When it comes to spirituality, I consider myself a “Jill of all Trades.” I was raised Methodist, am the daughter of a Catholic Deacon, was surrounded by friends who were Christian, Jewish, Hindu, Atheist, and Muslim, and grew up in a haunted house. My parents gave me the freedom to explore spirituality any way I […]

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Non-Profit Spotlight: CLiF, Spreading the Joy of Dr. Seuss

{The BVTMB team is thrilled to do a regular series on local non-profit organizations in our community. We will highlight a different non-profit with the hopes to educate and support all of the fabulous things they do. We encourage you to read, comment, and share what non-profit organizations are close to your hearts and families.} […]

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The First Hour after Birth: A Baby’s 9 Instinctive Stages

The First Hour after Birth: A Baby’s 9 Instinctive Stages So much effort is devoted to preparing for labor and birth throughout pregnancy, but what happens after the baby is born?! One minute, your baby was in your womb, and the next, you deliver him/her Earth-side. I sure felt like it was a shock. Did you […]

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