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Rashida Dinehart

Rashida Dinehart

A Letter to My Second Born

First-time moms learn a whole new world exists once they have a baby. But there is something about a second born child that instills grace and peace in a mama's heart.     Dear Second Baby,   While you...

I Get By With a Little Help From My Meds

  Hang on now! By meds, I mean antidepressants, not the hard stuff.  I’m no stranger to depression or anxiety. In fact, I have been on meds to help with that twice now. I'm still on...
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Welcome to the Sisterhood Pandemic New Motherhood

  While parenting during a pandemic is hard and is something no mom was prepared for, there’s a certain subset of mothers who, in my opinion, got a really raw deal. The mamas who welcomed...
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NEWSFLASH: Exclusive Pumping is Still Breastfeeding

Among those who choose to breastfeed, there is a subset of (in my humble opinion) especially dedicated mamas who have made the choice to exclusively pump their breast milk for their babies. I am...

The Postpartum Rules for Not Totally Hating Your Fourth Trimester

This is my second postpartum period, and this time I’m committed to doing it differently. With my first babe, I was determined to bounce back. I wanted to fit all my old clothes. I...