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August 2016 - Northeast Doulas Blog Posts

Last Summer Hoorah!

Posted on: August 18, 2016 | Parenting Philosophy

As the summer draws to a close, we are coming up on a new school year, pumpkin pies and crisp sweater weather. Even with fall nearby, don’t forget about these last precious weeks of summer sunshine. Spend some time as a family or plan a few adventures at home while you still have …

5 Things I Know About Raising Girls

Posted on: August 15, 2016 | Parenting Philosophy

As a girl who grew up in the backyard playing baseball, roller-hockey, and making mud-pies, I was more than a little nervous when the ultrasound tech looked up and said “There is your daughter!”You see, at a young age, up until I was about 20, I hadn’t ever spent time with …

5 Things I Know About Raising Boys

Posted on: August 15, 2016 | Parenting Philosophy

Raising kids isn’t easy no matter what gender they are. But, as a mother of two sons, I know a heck of a lot about raising boys. Even as I sat down to write this guest post (for Randy Patterson and Northeast Doulas) I was interrupted by my three year old …

Pacifier Weaning SUCKS!

Posted on: August 5, 2016 | Parenting Philosophy

Pacifier Weaning

Pacifier weaning can pose its challenges! Our littles seem to get very attached to their paci, binky, boppy, no-no nucky or bip. Each has created their own term of endearment for their beloved pacifier. Every family has a creative name for this little piece of household ‘peace and quiet’. Almost 200 different names to …