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Doc Talk: Frequently Asked Questions

Doc Talk: Fear of needles!

I can’t think of even one mom who hasn’t had to deal with fear of needles at one point or another. It’s so common for kids to get nervous about shots, and sometimes even we […]

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Guess who’s 3 years old? nwaMotherlode!

Happy Birthday,! We’re celebrating today because it has officially been three years since nwaMotherlode launched. It gave the mamas, Gwen and Shannon, great pleasure to post that first “birth announcement” on May 1, 2008, […]

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Music Mama

Music Mama: Spring Fling playlist

By Jackie Helton, the Music Mama Happy Spring, mamas! The weather is FINALLY starting to look more like spring in Arkansas. Hope this playlist of upbeat songs keeps a spring in your step throughout the […]

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The Rockwood Files

The Rockwood Files: A tough decision

By Gwen Rockwood, newspaper columnist and mama of 3 Today Tom and I faced the moment we’ve both dreaded for weeks now. We took our sweet blonde dog, Holly, to the vet’s office, and we […]

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On Your Mind

On Your Mind: Do you spank?

By Allie Hennis, Director of Therapeutic Foster Care, Ozark Guidance What’s the big deal about spanking anyway? We tend to say to ourselves, “Well, I was spanked and I turned out okay didn’t I?”  However, […]