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breastfeeding failure

Breastfeeding Failure: 11 Things I Wish I Knew

When I was pregnant with my son, I was committed to breastfeeding exclusively.  I went to classes, read all the books and blogs, talked with other moms who successfully breastfed, and asked for their advice.  I joined online breastfeeding support communities and found local groups to attend after I gave birth. With all my preparations […]

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Hanukkah

Eight Enlightening Facts about Hanukkah (Plus a Bonus!)

This year, Hanukkah starts on December 12, and Jewish families around the globe are heating up the oil for delicious latkes and donuts.  Here are eight enlightening facts about the Festival of Lights (plus a bonus!). (1) The word “Hanukkah” means “dedication.”  Following a battle victory, soldiers found the Holy Temple vandalized.  They sought to […]

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