How to express and store breastmilk

TIPS ON EXPRESSING OR PUMPING BREASTMILK AND SAFELY STORING WHEN YOU ARE AWAY FROM BABY Breastfeeding provides many benefits to both mother and baby, however many new moms are unsure how to express and store their milk when they can not be with baby. Whether you are a working mom or a stay-at-home, find out

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Prince

I wasn’t sure enough time would ever pass in order for me to write about the shocking death of Prince. I’m still not quite used to the reality. I’ll never go to another one of his concerts and be amazed by his preforming skills and his art on display in the form of costumes, set

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Things That Make No Sense

Before getting into my post, I feel I should explain why I have been so silent for the past six months. In January, I began a project—writing a memoir. Now, nine months later I have completed the 300+ page, first draft.  After a number of rewrites and editing, I hope to find a literary agent

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Jaipur Literature Festival

The Jaipur Literature Festival takes place every winter.  It has grown from its conception in 2006, with only 14 visitors, into the current, “Greatest Literary Show in South Asia.”  This year there were over 300 authors from around the world, 150 poets, musicians and performers, with 150,000 visitors in attendance. The JLF lineup of presenters

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Ode to the Power of The Fingers

Recently while at a jewelry auction, a lady standing nearby exclaimed, “I would NEVER wear ANYTHING on my ring finger,” while indicating her left ring finger.  It struck me as a rather emotional response to a seemingly innocent gesture by a salesclerk.  I know of course, that many ladies consider it bad luck to wear

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The Measure of a Man is what He Does with Power —-Plato

Post Hurricane Sandy—living without power for eleven days, was challenging.  So here are my observations on living without electric power, water, or heat. When H.G. Wells wrote his famous novel, The Time Machine, he created the blood thirsty Morlocks who lived underground, coming out only in the dark, and the timid and gentle Eloi, who

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Sandy Refugee

This morning while in Horsham, PA, I was dipping a tea bag in a Styrofoam cup of semi-hot water.  I had slept in a bed that was not my own, taken a shower at the hospital the night before, then eaten a turkey sandwich from a 24 hour convenience store for dinner.  I had received

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