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parenting choices

Mommy had an abortion

“Don’t look at the screen,” the doctor said as she turned it away. But I already had. I saw a little blob with leg and arm buds. And a flickering heartbeat.

Wondering when to turn the car seat around? Here’s why I did it at 6 months

Everyone’s more than a little touchy when it comes to car seat rules, and we made our decision based on what we perceived as being developmentally sound for our son.

When holding your child out means giving him a boost up

Recently the New York Times published an article discussing “redshirting,” the practice of holding a child out for an extra year prior to entering kindergarten. Here’s one parent’s experience with the concept…