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Guest post on Money-Saving Mom published

I’m on cloud nine at the moment! Crystal Paine of Money-Saving Mom fame, one of my favorite bloggers, has published my guest post, “8 Ways to Save Money on Your First Child.” Please drop by and leave a comment or two. It’s … Continue reading

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Why I wanted cloth diapers instead of disposables

It’s not the most romantic of conversations to have with your fiance. “Honey, when we get married and have children, I want to use cloth diapers.” Nevertheless, because I’m either extremely idealistic or a glutton for punishment (or maybe a … Continue reading

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Grandparents’ crown and children’s glory – Proverbs

I was reading Proverbs one day, and this jumped out at me: “Grandchildren are the crown of the elderly, and the glory of children is their parents.” –Proverbs 17:6 Wow! Now those are sentiments you don’t often hear in Western … Continue reading

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The global love language of … breastfeeding

“Can a mother forget the infant at her breast, walk away from the baby she bore? But even if mothers forget, I’d never forget you—never.” -Isaiah 49:15 (The Message) This passage has taken on a whole new meaning for me … Continue reading

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After-baby help: Ways to cope during postpartum recovery

By First-time Mama Jennifer Sands at “Multicultural Marriage”   Looking back six weeks after our first child’s birth, I think I had a fairly good picture of what to expect before and during labor. I had a great experience –…

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Welcome, baby daughter!

Friends, it’s official – our multicultural family has grown from 2 to 3! Sorry for the long time in posting. I have been incredibly tardy in getting back to all of you with your questions of, “Have you had the baby yet?” … Continue reading

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Praying for babies

So I got a subtle (OK, not-so-subtle) reminder from my mother-in-law today about babies. In the country where my husband is from, people often wonder what’s wrong if the married couple hasn’t ushered forth new progeny within a year of … Continue reading

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