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How Do You Treat Your Childcare Provider?

February 10, 2021

With two kids, we’ve gone through a lot of daycare. We’ve had nannies, babysitters, and a daycare provider. Each had their own idiosyncrasies and each tested our patience in one way or another. But they all had one thing in common: we treated them extremely well. Now, I don’t say this because I’m trying to [...]

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How To Talk To Your Nanny

February 23, 2021

We have the most wonderful nanny who comes one day a week and, if my daughter and I could have our way, we’d have her ALL DAY EVERY DAY! Not that I want to outsource all of my mothering duties (though, to be fair, some days I want to do exactly that). It’s just that [...]

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Have We Become Our Own Wet Nurses?

March 19, 2021

I was reading an article in the New Yorker about breastfeeding and was stunned at the idea that we, as mothers, may becoming our own wet nurses because of the preference of pumping over breastfeeding.  As a mother who had difficulty with breast feeding because my milk had trouble traveling down my milk ducts to [...]

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